Research Interests & Courses Taught

Research Interests

Black Popular Culture, Race and New Media, Afrofuturism in comic books, Representations of race and gender in comic books and graphic novels

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Africana Studies
  • Introduction to African American History
  • Theories and Foundations in Africana Studies
  • Blackness in Popular Culture
  • My Black is Beautiful: The Emergence of Black Fashion & Identity in the 60s and 70s
  • Channeling Blackness in Social Media
  • Race, Gender and Class in Contemporary South Africa
  • Making Sense of Cultural Data (Co-Taught)
  • Race, Gender, and Justice in the African American Community (Co-Taught)
  • African American Families in American Society (Co-Taught)