American and African American Literature and Culture; Critical Race Theory; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Multiethnic Feminisms
New York University, Ph.D.
New York University, M.A.
SUNY at Stony Brook, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Darwin T. Turner Award for Best Essay in African American Review, 2008, 2006 (2008)
Ford Foundation Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008)
Darwin T Turner Award, MLA Division on Black American Literature and Culture (2006)
Alice Richardson Outstanding Dissertation Award, New York University (2005)
Shortell-Holzer (Dean's) Dissertation Fellowship, New York University (2004)
Ford Foundation Fellowship (2003)
|AAAS||79b||Afro-American Literature of the Twentieth Century|
|AAAS||136a||Black Feminist Thought|
|ENG||1a||Introduction to Literary Studies|
|ENG||16a||Slavery and Self-Making in African American Literature|
|ENG||57b||Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison|
|ENG||87a||Sex and Race in the American Novel|
|ENG||167b||20th-century Black Fiction|
|ENG||207a||Race, Desire, and the Literary Imagination|
|ENG||227b||American Encounters: Faulkner, Baldwin, Roth, Morrison|