Agustin Lao-Montes has a PhD in Sociology from the State University of New
York at Binghamton. His fields of specialty include: world-historical
sociology and globalization, political sociology (especially social
movements, & sociology of state and nationalism), social identities & social
inequalities, sociology of race and ethnicity, urban
sociology/community-universit partnerships, African Diaspora and Latino
Studies, sociology of culture and cultural sudies, and contemporary theory
and postcolonial critique.
Selected Publications and Research
Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York City edited volume,co-editor
with Arlene Davila), Columbia University Press, 2001.
Technofuturos: Critical Interventions on Latino Studies. (volume co-edited
with Nancy Mirabal, to be published 2007).
Global Hegemony, States, and Antisystemic Movements: Politics and the
Political in the Late Modern World-System. (volume co-edited with Joya
Misra, to be published 2007)
World-Cities and World-Regions: New Constellations of
Political, Economic, and Cultural Power. (volume co-edited with Ramon
Grosfoguel, to be published 2007)
"Latin American Area Studies and Latino Ethnic Studies: Epistemological and
Political Challenges," in Immanuel Wallerstein and Richard Lee, ed.
Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science versis the Humanities in the Modern
World-System. Paradigm Press, 2005.
"Afro-Latina Difference and the Politics of Decolonization" in Grosfoguel
Ramon et al, ed. Latinos in the World-System. Paradigm Press, 2005.
"De-Calibanizing Caribbean Rationalities" C.L.R. James
Journal. Vol 10, No. 1, Winter 2005.
"Islands at the Crossroads: Puerto Rican-ess traveling
between the translocal nation and the global city"
in Puerto Rican Jam: Rethinking Nationalism and Colonialism. Frances Negron
and Ramon Grosfoguel, ed., University of Minnesota, 1997.
"Resources of Hope: Imagining the Young Lords and the
Politics of Memory." CENTRO, Winter 1995.
"For an Analytics of the Coloniality of Power" in Interventions:
International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, forthcoming (2007)
"Decolonial Moves: En-Gendering African Diasporas" Cultural Studies,
"The 1898 Spanish-Cuban-American-Filipino War: Clashing Hegemonies and
Contending Occidentalisms" in Morana, Mabel et al Coloniality at Large, forthcoming (2006).