Teaching at Kennesaw State since Fall 2008
Education: Ph.D., African –American Studies (2008), Temple University
MA. English (1996), Northeastern University
Other Affiliations or Positions: Jointly appointed in African & African Diaspora Studies
Specializations: Black Women Writers; African-American Literature & Culture; and Black Feminist Thought.
Courses Regularly Taught: ENGL 3500 (Topics in African American Literature), ENGL 3360 (Major African-American Writers), AADS 2100 (Introduction to African &African Diaspora Studies), AADS 3500 (The Black Woman).
Most Recent or Most Important Publications: “Advanced Faculty Professional Development for Online Course Building: An Action Research Project” Internet Learning Journalv.4.2 2015. doi: 10.18278/il.4.2.9. “Faculty Perceptions of “The Project”: An Advanced Faculty Professional Development for Online Course Building.” The Sixth International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-line Learning. elml_2014_3_40_50059. “The Influence of Malcolm X on Black Identity and Naming Practices in American Culture,” chapter in Muslims in American Popular Culture, eds. Ann Richards and Iraj Omidvar. Praeger Press, 2014. Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment” by Patricia Hill Collins.” Encyclopedia of Black Studies. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, 2004.