Kaniqua Robinson

Kaniqua Robinson

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

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Dr. Kaniqua Robinson is an applied cultural anthropologist whose research focuses on race, memory, and the U.S. criminal justice system. Prior to joining Furman University in 2021, Kaniqua received her Ph.D. from the University of South Florida in 2018 and was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. Her current research centers on the public memorization and the silencing of the Black experience at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a reform school in Florida. Kaniqua employs ethnographic methods in her work on the politics of memory and how Black communities experience and actively resist racial inequalities.


  • Ph.D., University of South Florida
  • M.A., Georgia State University
  • B.A., Georgia State University

Research Interests

  • Collective and Counter Memory
  • Black Feminist Anthropology
  • Race and Criminal Justice