David Hinds

WILSON HALL 140
TEMPE
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
6403

Biography

David Hinds is an associate professor of African and African American studies with a concentration on Caribbean and African Diaspora Studies in the School of Social Transformation. His research interests include governance and politics in the Caribbean; race, ethnicity and politics in the African diaspora; African diasporan popular music and sports as political discourse; and Black political leadership.

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science, Howard University 1998
  • M.A. Political Science, Howard University 1993
  • B.A. University of the District of Colombia 1990

Research Interests

Governance and Politics in the Caribbean

Race, Ethnicity and Politics in the African Diaspora

African Diasporan Popular Music and Sports as Political Discourse

Black Political Leadership

Publications

  • david hinds. Ethno-politics and Power Sharing in Guyana: History and Discourse,. (2011).
  • David Hinds. Janet Jagan and the Politics of Race and Ethnicity in Guyana. Women in Caribbean Politics (2011).
  • david hinds. "A Mailman to make Government Understand: The Calypsonian (Chalkdust) as Political Opposition in the Caribbean". Music and Politics (2010).
  • david hinds. "Ethnicity and the Elusive Quest for Power Sharing in Guyana". Ethnopolitics (2010).
  • David Hinds. "The Grenadian Revolution and the Caribbean Left: The Case Guyana’s Working People’s Alliance". Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies (2010).
  • David Hinds. Broadening the Discourse beyond the Boundary. CaribbeanCricket.com (2009).
  • David Hinds. The Grenadian Revolution was the highest expression of Caribbean self-emancipation and self-definition. In the Diaspora-Stabroek News (2009).
  • David Hinds, Alissa Trotz and Nigel Westmaas. Corruption Criticism and Political Culture in Guyana. In the Diaspora- Stabroek News (2009).
  • Daavid Hinds. Ethnopolitics and Fractured Nationalism in Guyana. Anthropologies of Guyana: Cultural Spaces in Northeastern Amazonia (2009).
  • David Hinds. Race, Democracy and Power Sharing. Democratic Advance and Conflict Resolution in Post-Colonial Guyana, (2009).
  • David Hinds. "Beyond Formal Democracy: The Discourse on Democracy and Governance in the Anglophone Caribbean". Commonwealth and Comparative Politics (2008).
  • David Hinds. Race democracy and Power Sharing in Guyana. Transition: Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana (2008).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney and Political Resistance in Guyana: Revisiting the 1979-80 Civil Rebellion. Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and Its Diasporas (2008).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney, October 1968 and the Caribbean quest for Self Expression and Self Emancipation in In the Diaspora. In the Diaspora-Stabroek News (2008).
  • David Hinds. The Caribbean Diaspora in Arizona. The State of Black Arizona (2008).
  • David Hinds. ACDA's call is the most honest Intervention in recent times. Hardbeat News (2006).
  • David Hinds. African Guyanese, Armed Resistance and Racial Peace in Guyana Reply to Stabroek News. Hardbeat News (2006).
  • David Hinds. Domestic Non-Cooperation and Regional Integration: Problems of Caribbean Regionalism. Social and Economic Studies: Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica (2006).
  • David Hinds. Guyana's upcoming election should be postponed-National Solution Needed. Hardbeat News (2006).
  • David Hinds. The 2006 Elections are a Farce: I fear for Guyana. Hardbeat News (2006).
  • David Hinds. The AFC has not presented an Alternative Vision. Hardbeat News (2006).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney's Political Praxis: The Guyana Years 1974-78. Transition: Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana (2006).
  • David Hinds. African Cultural Retentions in Guyana- Nation Ah Whey Dem Nation: An Anthology of Queh Queh Songs, Georgetown Guyana: Guyana-Caribbean Politics Publications. N/A (2005).
  • David Hinds. Problems of Democratic Transition in Guyana. Journal of Political and Economic Studies (2005).
  • David Hinds. Problems of Democratic Transition in Guyana: Mistakes and Miscalculations in 1992. Social and Economic Studies: Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, University of the West Indies, Jamaica (2005).
  • David Hinds. Race and Political Discourse in Guyana: A Conversation with African Guyanese in the Presence and Hearing of Indian Guyanese, Georgetown Guyana. Guyana-Caribbean Politics Publications (2005).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney's Guyana Years: His 1974 return and immediate impact. Stabroek News (2005).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney: 25 years later. Emancipation (2005).
  • Hinds, David Samuel (Author) . Internal Political Tribalism and Regional Integration in the Caribbean. The European Union and Regional Integration: A Comparative Perspective and Lessons for the Americas (2005).
  • Jordan, Michael, Hinds, David. David Hinds Pleads with Buxton Gunmen - Lay down your arms. (2005).
  • Persaud, Felecia, Hinds, David. Race Will Again Play A Role In Guyana's Next Election-- Professors Predict. (2005).
  • Richards, Andrew, Hinds, David. Buxton rebellous nature made it fertile for criminal masterminds--Dr David Hinds. (2005).
  • Richards, Andrew, Hinds, David. WPA has not decided whether to contest elections - Will argue for government of national unity-David Hinds. (2005).
  • Hinds, David Samuel (Author) . Race and Democratic Transition in Guyana: The Consequences of the 1992 Election. Raccial Conflict Resolotion and Power Sharing in Guyana (2004).
  • N/A - record moved from Authored Books. N/A - record moved from Authored Books. African Cultural Retentions in Guyana- Nation Ah Whey Dem Nation: An Anthology of Queh Queh Songs (2004).
  • N/A - record moved from Authored Books. N/A - record moved from Authored Books. Race and Political Discourse in Guyana: A Conversation with African Guyanese in the Presence and Hearing of Indian Guyanese (2004).
  • David Hinds. A Farewell Tribute to George Odlum. Stabroek News (2003).
  • . . Review of: Racial Conflict Resolution and Power Sharing in Guyana (2003).
  • Hinds, David Samuel (Author) . Guyana's Dominant Political Culture: An Overview. Modern Political Culture in the Caribbean (2003).
  • David Hinds. The Case for Power Sharing in the Caribbean. CARICOM Perspective (2002).
  • David Hinds. Tim Hector: An Example of Tenacity Independence and Patriotism. Stabroek News (2002).
  • . . Review of: Ethnic Cleavage and Closure in the Caribbean Diaspora (2002).
  • David Hinds. Governance in Post-Colonial Anglophone Caribbean: Overview and Assessment. CARICOM Perspective (2000).
  • . . Review of: Guyana: No Guilty Race (2000).
  • . . Review of: Race and Ethnicity in Guyana (2000).
  • . . Review of: The Transformation of the Caribbean Left (2000).
  • . . Review of: Walter Rodney's Intellectual and Political Thought (2000).

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
JUS 300 Race and Racism in Africa
AFR 301 Race and Racism in Africa
AFR 325 Political Reggae,Calyp,Hip Hop
JUS 326 Political Reggae,Calyp,Hip Hop

Presentations

  • David Hinds. Walter Rodneys How Europe Underdeveloped Africa: The Guyana Chapter. Binghamton University conference Celebrating the Fortieth Anniversary of the Publication of Walter R (Sep 2012).
  • David Hinds. Bob Marley: Lyrics of Resistance. Student and Public Outreach by ASUs School of Social Transformation (Sep 2012).
  • David Hinds. Guyanas Post Independence Politics. the University of West Indies conference on Caribbean Independence: Fifty-Fifty: Critical Reflection (Aug 2012).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodney: Race, Class and Ethnicity in the Caribbean Presented at a (July 2012). Panel Discussion on Walter Rodney by the Trinidad Emancipation Committee (Jul 2012).
  • David Hinds. Situating Walter Rodney in Guyanas Post-Independence Experience. The Annual Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture, Georgetown, Guyana (Jun 2012).
  • David Hinds. Ethnic Rebellion and Electoral Politics in Ethnically Divided Societies: Guyanas 2012 Elections. XXX111 Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2012) (May 2012).
  • David Hinds. Walter Rodneys Political Thought and Action. University of Texas Panel Discussion at the screening of the Film on Walter Rodney, WAR Stories (Mar 2012).
  • david hinds. Walter Rodney: Challenging Authoritarian Rule in the Age of Revolution. XXX111 Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2011).
  • david hinds. Ethnicity, Majoritarianism and the Sins of the Past in the Caribbean: The Case of Guyanas PNC. XXX111 Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2011).
  • david hinds. Threats to Political Stability in the Caribbean. Conference on "The Caribbean: Political Stability & Interactions with the United (Apr 2011).
  • david hinds. Race and the Foreign Policy of Barack Obama. conference on Barack Obama and Race and Democracy, Arizona State University (Mar 2011).
  • david hinds. Academics, Service and Social Justice. ASU Golden Key Honors Society Awards Ceremony (October 2010) (Oct 2010).
  • david hinds. The Case for a Joint Opposition Slate For the 2011 Guyana Elections. Working Peoples Alliance Groundings, Georgetown, Guyana (Aug 2010).
  • david hinds. Buxton: Our History-Our Heritage. Panel Discussion, Buxton, Guyana (Aug 2010).
  • david hinds. Emancipation and the Making of a Village. Launch of Buxton Heritage Week at Buxton, Guyana (Jul 2010).
  • david hinds. Walter Rodney: Then and Now. Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture, Georgetown Guyana (Jun 2010).
  • david hinds. Caribbean Women in Politics: Janet Jagan and Political Power. Presented at XXX11 Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2010) (May 2010).
  • david hinds. Ethnic Political Discourse in Guyana: The Indian Guyanese Narrative. XXX1V Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2010) (May 2010).
  • david hinds. Walter Rodneys Political Praxis in Guyana. 42nd Annual conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (May 2010. (Invited) (May 2010).
  • david hinds. Walter Rodneys Political Praxis. Panel Discussion on Walter Rodney, Seton Hall University (Apr 2010).
  • david hinds. Walter Rodney and Guyanese Politics. The Life and Politics of Dr Walter Rodney at University of Toronto (Mar 2010).
  • david hinds. Michael Jackson and Black Radicalism. Symposium on Michael Jacksons Legacy, Arizona State University (Mar 2010).
  • David Hinds. Democracy and Development in Africa. Africa Initiative Project of ASU conference on " Develpment in Africa" (Nov 2008).
  • David Hinds. His Dream, His Legacy, Our Destiny: Martin Luther King and Black Radicalism. 2008 Western Regional Conference of the National Black Graduate Student's Association (Oct 2008).
  • David Hinds. Why we must vote in 2008. ASU's NAACP "Get out the Vote" (Oct 2008).
  • David Hinds. Caribbean Popular Music as Political Discourse. XXX11 Annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (Jun 2008).
  • David Hinds. Twenty Five Years After: Locating the Grenadian Revolution in the Caribbean Radical Tradition. XXX11 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2008).
  • David Hinds. A Wind of Change or Exchange: Recent Elections in the Anglophone Caribbean. XXX11 Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (May 2008).
  • David Hinds. Black Nationalism in Ethnically Divided Societies: The Case of Guyana's African Society for Cultural Relations with Independent Africa (ASCRIA). Annual National Conference of Black Political Scientists (2008) (Mar 2008).
  • David Hinds. A Comparative analysis of the Grenadian and Burkina Faso Revolutions. Annual National Conference of Black Political Scientists (Mar 2008).
  • David Hinds. Black Nationalism and Popular Music. Annual National Conference of Black Political Scientists (Mar 2008).
  • David Hinds. Citizenship, Black Nationalism and the Quest for Liberation: A Comparative examination of The US Civil Rights Movement, South Africas Anti-Apartheid Struggle and the Caribbean Independence Movement. Blck History Month Lecture, Macalister College, Minnesota (Feb 2008).
  • David Hinds. Hip Hop and Americas Violent Space. ASU Intergroup Relations Center, "Lets Talk: Hip-Hop and Popular Culture" series (Feb 2008).
  • David Hinds. The Role of Black Graduate Students in Higher Education. ASU Black Graduate Students Association annual "Merging of the Minds" Symposium (Feb 2008).
  • Hinds, David. Race and Political Behavior in Guyana. Arizona State University Anthropology Student's Society (Oct 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Race and Political Behavior in Guyana. ASU's Antropology Graduate Students' Speakers' Series (Oct 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Challenges to Caribbean Democracy. Conference on the Caribbean, US State Department (Oct 2006).
  • Hinds, David. The Guyana 2006 Elections and the Future of Guyana. Forum by Committee of Concerned Guyanese (Sep 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Race, Politics and Power Sharing in Guyana: A Vision for the Future. Guyanese Town Hall Meeting (Jul 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Dropping the Ball Ignoring the Problem: Poverty of Politics in Guyana. XX Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference (Jun 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Race, Political Tribalism and Globalization: Challenges of Democracy in the Caribbean. Florida Atlantic University's Political Science and International Affairs Society (Apr 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Race, Political Tribalism and Globalization: Challenges of Democracy in the Caribbean. Florida Atlantic University's Speakers' series (Apr 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Black Culture as Political Resistance. NAACP Chapter Annual Speakers' Series (Mar 2006).
  • Hinds, David. Black Culture as Political Resistance. NAACP Chapter Panel Discussion (Mar 2006).
  • Hinds, David. The Voting Rights Act in Perspective. Black Students' Forum (Nov 2005).
  • Hinds, David. African Americans and American Politics: The Voting Rights Act. Black Student Forum (Nov 2005).
  • Hinds, David. Race, Governance and Political Stability in the Caribbean. Conference on the Caribbean, The US State Department (Oct 2005).
  • Hinds, David. The Role of Caribbean Diasporan Organizations in Caribbean Development. Tenth Annual Buxton-Guyana Reunion (Oct 2005).
  • Hinds, David. Walter Rodney and the demise of Authoritarian rule in Guyana. Conference on Walter Rodney's Contribution to Politics and Scholarship in the African Diaspora-Howar (Oct 2005).
  • Hinds, David. Walter Rodney and the Politics of Defiance. Conference-Walter Rodney 25 years later: Facing the Challenges of History, Poverty, Underdevelopment (Aug 2005).
  • Hinds, David. Internal Political Tribalism and Regional Integration in the Caribbean. Conference on The European Union and Regional Integration: A Comparative Perspective and Lessons for the Americas Jean Monet Chair-European Union Center (Apr 2005).
  • Hinds, David. Culture as Social Discourse: Sex, Gender, Morals and Initiation in Queh Queh. Fourth Annual Guyana Folk Festival Symposium (Sep 2004).
  • Hinds, David. Walter Rodney's Political Rhetoric. 1V Annual Guyana Symposium (Sep 2004).
  • Hinds, David. The Future of African Guyanese in Guyana. Emancipation Panel Discussion (Aug 2004).
  • Hinds, David. The Insider-Outsider Phenomenon in Caribbean Politics: George Odlum, Tim Hector and Eusi Kwayana. XXV111 Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference (May 2004).
  • Hinds, David. Guyana's Persistent Democratic Contradiction. Presented at the XXV111 Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference (May 2004).
  • Hinds, David. The Burden of Forwarding: The Black Graduate and Black Resistance-Empowerment. Commencement Address at Black Commencement Ceremony (May 2004).
  • Hinds, David. Power Sharing: Constructing a Democratic Alternative in the Caribbean. XXV111 Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference (May 2003).
  • Hinds, David. Study Black. Opening Address at Claremont Graduate University Black Graduate Student Annual Conference (Apr 2003).
  • Hinds, David. Who Determines Blackness?. Black Students Forum (Apr 2003).
  • Hinds, David. The Origins of Political Violence in Guyana. Forum on Walter Rodney (Mar 2003).
  • Hinds, David. African Americans and the US-Iraq War. NAACP Chapter Panel Discussion (Mar 2003).
  • Hinds, David. Pan Africanism in Perspective. Black Students Forum (Feb 2003).
  • Hinds, David. Race, Politics and Conflict Resolution in Guyana. Symposium on Conflict Resolution, National Public Library (Sep 2002).
  • Hinds, David. Self-Emancipation and Empowerment. Feature Address at Youth Camp (Sep 2002).
  • Hinds, David. Rodneyism and the Search for a Political Solution in Guyana. Forum on Walter Rodney's Ideas on Race & Class at The Caribbean Ecology Forum (Oct 2001).
  • Hinds, David. Shared Governance and National Reconciliation in Guyana. Address to Georgetown Rotary Club (Jul 2001).
  • Hinds, David. Power Sharing as Solution to Racial Competition in Guyana. Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture (Jul 2001).
  • Hinds, David. Elections and Democracy in the Caribbean. (Apr 2001).
  • Hinds, David. Race and Ethnicity in Caribbean Politics. (Nov 1999).
  • Hinds, David. Political Strategies for Conflict Resolution in Guyana. Conference on Conflict Resolution
  • Hinds, David. Study Black. Black Graduate Students Association
  • Hinds, David. The Origins of Political Instability in Guyana.

Service

  • Caribbean Studies, Reviewer (2009 - Present)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member/ Chair (2009 - Present)
  • Polity Press, Reviewer of Book Proposal (2006 - Present)
  • Graduate Studies, Member (2006 - Present)
  • The Breakfast Club Radio Program, Political Analyst (2006 - Present)
  • WBAI Radio, Political Analyst (2006 - Present)
  • CaribNation TV, Host (2006 - Present)
  • Caribbean Exchange, Morgan State University Radio, Political Commentator (2006 - Present)
  • National Coalition of Caribbean Associatons, Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • guyanacaribbeanpolitics.com, Editor (2006 - Present)
  • Dissertation Committee, Outside Reader (2005 - Present)
  • Curriculum Committee, Chair (2012 - 2012)
  • SST Undergraduate Committee, Member (2012 - 2012)
  • SST By-Laws Task Force, Member (2012 - 2012)
  • Curriculum Committee, Chair (2011 - 2011)
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Member (2011 - 2011)
  • Governance Task Force, Member (2011 - 2011)
  • CaribNation Television, Host/Moderator (2010 - 2010)
  • Caribbean News Now, OpEd Writer (2010 - 2010)
  • Curriculum Committee, Chair (2010 - 2010)
  • Guyana Graphic Online News Service, OpEd Writer (2010 - 2010)
  • Hardbeat Caribbean Newswire Service, OpEd Writer (2010 - 2010)
  • Morgan State University Radio, Political Analyst (2010 - 2010)
  • National Coalition of Caribbean Associatons, Board Member (2010 - 2010)
  • University of the West Indies (St Auigustine), Outside Reader for PhD dissertation (2010 - 2010)
  • guyanacaribbeanpolitics.com website, Editor/OpEd Writer (2010 - 2010)
  • University of the West Indies (Cave Hill), Outside Reader for MA Thesis (2010 - 2010)
  • AAAS, Member of Curriculum, Forum and Personel committees (2007 - 2008)
  • National Conference of Black Political Scientists, Co Chair Program Sub Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • Ad hoc Curriculum Update Committee, Member (2006 - 2006)
  • Curriculum Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Personel Committee, Member (2005 - 2006)
  • Dissertation Committee, Committee Member (2005 - 2005)
  • By-Laws Committee, Member (2005 - 2005)
  • Social and Economic Studies, Reviewer (2005 - 2005)
  • Program Committee, Walter Rodney International Commeration Committee, Chair (2004 - 2005)
  • Dissertation Committee, Outside Reader (2005 - 2005)
  • Personnel Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Search Committee, Member (2004 - 2004)
  • Black Diaspora Forum, Editorial Advisor (2003)
  • By Laws Committeee, Member (2003)
  • Caribbean Association of Arizona, Member (2003)
  • Guyana Commentary Newsletter, Editor (2003)
  • Internship Committeee, Member (2003)