University of Cape Coast

Dr. Mario  Nisbett

Dr. Mario Nisbett


Mario Nisbett, Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, is a Lecturer at the Centre for African and International Studies at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. His research focuses on the histories and politics of Global Africa, highlighting connections between the continent and its diaspora. He explores themes such as pan-African solidarity, sovereignty, post-development ideologies, Maroon studies, and reparative justice, particularly in relation to slavery, colonialism, and post-colonial practices. Nisbett also investigates the intersections of blackness and international relations as well as the interdisciplinary nature of global African studies. With teaching experience at institutions like Florida International University, Susquehanna University, and Syracuse University  in the United States, he has collaborated with universities in Jamaica and Kenya. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Contemporary Journal of African Studies, and he authored The Workings of Diaspora: Jamaican Maroons and the Claims to Sovereignty (2021) published by Lexington Books.