Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Jamal Batts

Education:

B.A., African American Studies and B.A., Communications, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., American Studies, California State University, Fullerton; Ph.D., African American and African Diaspora Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Immoral Panics: Black Queer Aesthetics and the Construction of Risk

Thesis Advisor:

Leigh Raiford, Professor of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

Black Studies, Contemporary Art, African American Art History, Literary Studies, Film and Media Studies, Queer of Color Critique, Queer Theory, Visual Culture Studies

Mentor:

Bridget R. Cooks, Professor of Department of African American Studies, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of African American Studies, University of California, Irvine

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