Manny Duran

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Manny Duran is a current PhD candidate and former instructor at the State University of New York, University at Buffalo, where he taught in various departments from Philosophy to World History; Politics to Film and Media Studies. His work focuses on revolutions and the effects of institutions on Afro-Caribbean Diasporas and African Diasporas. He is currently writing his dissertation on the idea of paranoia as a rite-of-passage (and defense mechanism) in oppressed communities. Manny is also a political activist who has worked in politics for the US and his native country, the Dominican Republic.