Rafael Torrubia

Dr. Rafael Torrubia is a tutorial assistant and occasional lecturer at the University of St. Andrews. He gained his M.A. Honours in 2005, with a dissertation on the relationship between the media and free blacks in Abolitionist Boston, followed in 2006 by an M.Litt examining the transition of slave spirituals to the civil rights protests songs of the 1960s. He recently completed a PhD on the legacy of the Black Power movement, entitled ‘Culture from the Midnight Hour: A critical reassessment of the Black Power movement in Twentieth Century America.’