Isadora Moura Mota

Assistant Professor of History
Office Phone
G30 Dickinson Hall

Research Interests: Brazilian history, comparative slavery, abolitionism, literacy, and the African diaspora to Latin America.

Isadora Moura Mota is a historian of slavery in Brazil and the Atlantic world. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, a Master’s degree from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp), and a PhD from Brown University in 2017. Before joining the Princeton faculty in 2019, she was an assistant professor of History at the University of Miami.