Anthony Bayani Rodriguez

Writer | Researcher | Professor

Anthony Bayani Rodriguez, PhD

2017-18, Scholar-in-Residence, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Assistant Professor of Sociology, St. John’s University

PhD | MA, University of Southern California, Department of American Studies & Ethnicity

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow

BA, Brown University, Dual-concentration in Africana Studies & Modern Culture/Media


Anthony Bayani Rodriguez is a writer, researcher, and professor. He has a dual degree in Africana Studies and Modern Culture & Media from Brown University. As a recipient of the Ford Foundation Fellowship he earned a Master of Arts and a Doctorate from the University of Southern California in the Department of American Studies & Ethnicity. In 2017, Anthony was awarded a Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture. He lives in New York City, where he is Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology at St. John’s University.