Research Affiliate

For many years, David Austin worked as a community organizer and youth worker in Montreal and has produced radio documentaries for CBC’s Ideas on C.L.R. James and Frantz Fanon. He is the author of Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution (2018) and the author/editor of Moving Against the System: The Congress of Black Writers and the Shaping Global Consciousness (2018); and Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal (2013). He currently teaches in the Humanities, Philosophy, and Religion Department at John Abbott College in Montreal.