SA Smythe

Education:

Dual B.A., Italian, Russian and Linguistics (Philology), City University of New York; M.A., History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., History of Consciousness (Literature and Feminist Studies emphasis), University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation:

L'Italia Meticcia: Being and Belonging in the Black Mediterranean

Thesis Advisor:

Gina Dent, Professor of Feminist Studies, and Carla Freccero, Professor of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Topic:

Crisis and the Canon: Shifting Representation Regimes in the Black Mediterranean

Mentor:

Lilith Mahmud, Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

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