Professor of African American Studies
African American Studies
1860 S. Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208-2209
Critical Race Studies
Comparative Politics and Public Policy
The Black Diaspora and Transnationality
Race, Ethnicity and the American Constitution
The Politics of African American Popular Culture
Diaspora Tropes and Diasporic Theory
Race, Politics, Society, and Culture
Johns Hopkins University Ph.D.
Ghost, Text and Play: Politics Beyond the Boundary
An examination of the relationship between substantively postcolonial perspectives and the standard constructions of politics intertwined with a consideration of the question of methodology within critical race studies.
Recent Publications and Awards:
In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture in the Post-Civil Rights Era (Oxford University Press, March 2008)
Ralph Bunche Award for Best Book on the Subject of Ethnic and Cultural Pluralism (2009) from the American Political Science Association (co-recipient)
An Outstanding Academic Title for 2008 (Choice Reviews)
Solidarity Blues: Race, Culture and the American Left (University of North Carolina Press, 2000)
A Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award (2001)
Best Book Award of 2000 on the Social, Cultural, and Ideological Construction of Race from the American Political Science Association
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