C. Matthew Hawkins teaches and conducts research in Applied History, Education and Society, and Social Work Community Practice Skills at the University of Pittsburgh and Carlow University in the United States. Much of his writing focuses on the experiences of African immigrants in the Americas as well as the many ways there are of “being black” in America. He is the author of a blog on “post-blackness”: http://postblackhistory.net and is the author of two e-books: Black Racial Identity and Schoolingand All Night Conversations About Spirituality and Religion.
In Black Racial Identity and Schooling, Hawkins discusses the difference between the educational experiences of the African Diaspora in the United States. In All Night Conversations about Spirituality and Religion, he draws on literary, philosophical and theological texts to explore spirituality in a highly readable and conversational tone. Both books are available from Amazon.