Associate professor of political science
areas of expertise: racial and ethnic politics, nationalism, latin american politics, brazil, ethnicity and identity, issues of retrospective justice
Melissa Nobles is associate professor of political science. Professor Nobles is an expert in the comparative study of racial and ethnic politics, and issues of retrospective justice.
Her book, The Politics of Official Apologies, (Cambridge University Press, 2008), comparatively examines the political uses of official apologies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. Nobles has also been a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Center for Advanced Study (2003-04).
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