|Ph.D. (UC Berkeley)
Associate Professor of African American Literature
Primary Office: LIT 426
Primary Phone: Contact Department
Quarterly Office Hours
Affiliated Faculty, Department of Ethnic Studies
Director African American Studies Minor
UCSD Black Student Union Outstanding Faculty Awardee
UCSD Hellman Fellow
Recipient of UCSD Chancellor's Associates Faculty Excellence Award
Areas of teaching and research: Prison Studies; Slavery Studies; African American Literature; Legal Studies; Blues; American Literature; Racial Gothic Literature
"You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet": Beloved, the American Chain Gang, and the Middle Passage Remix."American Quarterly Vol. 61.2 (June 2009): 271-298.
"Angola, Convict Leasing, and the Annulment of Freedom." Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State. Arturo Aldama, ed. Bloomington: Indiana, 2003.