AHAA

Ad-Hoc African/Americanists and Affiliates

 

AHAA Members



English Department Members


Giselle Anatol

Associate Professor

3135 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2530
ganatol@ku.edu

Literature of the African diaspora, particularly Caribbean literature, contemporary women’s writing, and Toni Morrison’s fiction; children’s literature.


Byron Caminero-Santangelo

Associate Professor

2042 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2579
bsantang@ku.edu

20th-century British Fiction, 20th-century African Fiction, Postcolonial Theory, Joseph Conrad.


Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Professor

3128 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2529
camsan@ku.edu

U.S. Latino/a literature, 20th-century American women’s writing, feminist theory, 20th-century American literature, African-American literature.

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Doreen Fowler

Professor

3026 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2531
dfowler@ku.edu

20th-Century American Literature, Literature of the American South, Faulkner, Feminist Psychoanalytic Theory, and Race and Gender Studies.


Stephanie Fitzgerald

Assistant Professor

3137 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2586
sfitzger@ku.edu

19th and 20-century American literature, American Indian literature.


Maryemma Graham

Professor

3102 Wescoe Hall
785.864.3314
mgraham@ku.edu

African American and American literature, literary history, autobiography, and biographical criticism.

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Susan K. Harris

Professor

3110 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2639
skh5@ku.edu

American women writers, Mark Twain, 19th-century American literature and culture; early twentieth-century American literature, historical and cultural criticism, biography, immigrant literature, American regionalism.


William J. Harris

Associate Professor

3106 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2534
wjh8@ku.edu

African-American and American literature, jazz studies, modern and contemporary poetry, American avant-garde, African-American poetry, black aesthetics and poetics, race theory, cultural studies.

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Chancellor Emeritus
Professor of English
Courtesy Professor, American Studies

Hall Center for the Humanities
785.864.1035
rhemenway@ku.edu

20th century American and African American literature, Zora Neale Hurston, sports and higher education.


Cheryl Lester
English and American Studies

Associate Professor

3078 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2503
chlester@ku.edu

English and American Studies, American Literature and Culture (African-American, Jewish), Literary and Cultural Theory, Family, Migration and Immigration, Faulkner.


Laura L. Mielke

Assistant Professor

3032 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2568
lmielke@ku.edu

Early and 19th-century American literature, American Indian literature, American Studies, sentimentalism, 19th-century theater.


John Edgar Tidwell

Professor

3027 Wescoe Hall
785.864.2583
tidwelje@ku.edu

African American and American literatures.


 



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