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I advise a number of graduate and undergraduate students in Black Studies, 19th-Century American Studies, and Legal Studies. Below are examples of graduate student exam fields where I have recently served as an advisor/examiner:
  • Black Sexuality Studies
  • Black Feminisms and American Literature
  • African American Science Fiction 
  • Media Masculinities Along the Color Line
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Black Spiritualities and Religious Thought
  • 19th-Century Conceptions of Oceanic and Shipboard Space
  • 20th/21st Century African American Literature
  • U.S. Black Literature and Culture 1960-Present
  • Performance Studies and 19th-Century African American Literature
If you are a current or prospective graduate student who is interested in working with me, please email me at For prospective students, I may not be able to respond to all inquiries depending on the timing of the request and the information sought. For current graduate students, please reach out with a brief description of your research interests and/or schedule an office hours appointment with me.
For undergraduate students interested in working with me on an honors thesis or other research project, please email me at with a brief description of your proposed project. I have served as a reader for recent honors thesis projects on legal studies, Black literature, and Native/Indigenous literature.
Below are additional resources for students seeking graduate or undergraduate advising:
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