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Andrea Y. Adomako

Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northwestern University, 2019
M.A in American Studies, Purdue University, 2017
B.A in Africana Studies and Human Rights, Barnard College, 2015
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Black girlhood studies, Black feminist theory, literary criticism, Black political thought, childhood studies. 

Publications:

"Reimagining Black Girlhood: Literary and Digital Self-Representation.” National Political Science Review. 19.2, 2018, pp.11-21.

“Efua Sutherland and African Children’s Literature: Representations of Postcolonial Childhood.” In Rethinking African Childhoods: An Anthology, eds Charles Quist-Adade, De-Valera Botchway, & Awo Abena Amoa Sarpong. Vernon Press. 2019.

“Black Stories Matter: On the Whiteness of Children’s Books.” Aeon, Aeon, 26 Jul. 2017. aeon.co/ideas/black-stories-matter-on-the-whiteness-of-childrens-books.

Awards:

2019, Excellence in Mentoring, Department of African American Studies, Northwestern University   

2019, Social Science Research Council Graduate Student Enhancement Grant

2017, Paul and Eslanda Robeson International Studies Award, Purdue University     

Fellowships:

2019, Fellowship for Graduate Study, Barnard College Alumnae Association  

2017, Mellon Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellowship in Gender & Sexuality Studies 

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