Raphael came to the field of Black Atlantic Studies through his research on the socio-revolutionary discourse during the Age of Revolution. His work focuses on the legacies of the Haitian Revolution for the Black Atlantic and its detractors – view here.
Raphael holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Glasgow. He has been postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in Cultural History at the Universities of Rostock and Giessen in Germany. He has obtained a EU-funded Marie Curie Intra-European Career Development Fellowship at UCLAN with Alan Rice as the ‘scientist in charge’.