Tristan Cabello (PhD, Northwestern University) is an interdisciplinary scholar of American history and cultures.

Tristan currently serves as the Director of the Master of Liberal Arts at the Johns Hopkins University, where he teaches courses in African American Studies, Queer Studies and Critical Theory. He previously taught at American University, Bowdoin College, Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.

A Mellon scholar, Tristan is a published award-winning historian. He has presented more than 40 academic papers in national and international conferences.

Born in France, Tristan has lived in 10 cities, visited 48 of the 50 United States, and travelled to over the six continent.  

He lives in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC.