Alma Mater: PhD, Indiana University Bloomington, 1987
Office: Memorial Hall East, M-27
A141 Introduction to Composition and the Study of Black Literature I, A142 Introduction to Composition and the Study of Black Literature II, A249 Afro-American Autobiography, A379 Early Black American Writing, A380 Recent Black American Writing, A579 Early Black American Writing, A580 Recent Black American Writing, A591 Black Intellectual Traditions
Early black literature, black autobiography, black intellectual traditions, history and construction of black studies as an academic discipline.
“A History of Indiana University’s Afro-American Studies Department”, When Hope Unborn Had Died: Thirty Years of Helping Hoosiers Realize Their College Dreams, 1998.
“Booker T. Washington as Literary Trickster,” Southern Folklore, 1992.