Department of African American Studies Visiting Professor
Cassandra Jackson's research and teaching interests focus on African-American literature, critical race theory, and visual culture. Her public commentary on race in American culture can be found on the Huffington Post. She is currently working on a book of creative non-fiction on race and infertility.
Department of African American Studies Visiting Fellow
Keisha-Khan Perry specializes in the critical study of race, gender, and politics in the Americas with a particular focus on black women's activism, urban geography and questions of citizenship, feminist theories, intellectual history and disciplinary formations, and the interrelationship between scholarship, pedagogy, and political engagement.