Ph.D., African American History, University of Memphis, 2015
My research centers on the politics of African American culture in the twentieth century. My new book investigates African American comedy as a tool of social mediation in the Civil Rights Movement. I am currently researching resistance to white supremacy in the state of Mississippi.
African American History I, African American History II, The Civil Rights Movement, The Harlem Renaissance, The Politics of Black Culture
Freedom in Laughter (SUNY Press, 2020)