Associate Professor of African American Studies
Los Angeles, CA, United-States
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D., Postgraduate Studies
CLOAK AND DAGGER Conference (2014) Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
San Diego Comic Fest San Diego, California (2014)
Series, a yearlong slate of programs, collectively entitled "Kapow! Who's Your Hero?" focused on themes of power, heroes and identity, as explored through the medium of superhero comics The Cassandra Voss Center at St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI "SkypeTacular! (2014)
Comic-Con San Diego, California (2014)
Graduate seminar on Diversity and Representation in Comics and Sequential Art California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California (2014)
Allendale Branch Library Event Pasadena, California (2014)
“Staking Out a Blatino Borderlands” in Latinos and Narrative Media: Participation and Portrayal (Palgrave: 2013), Ed. Frederick Luis Aldama
“Color Them Black” in The Superhero Reader (University of Mississippi Press: 2013). Eds. Charles Hatfield, Jeet Heer, and Kent Worchester
“Brave Black Worlds: Black Superheroes as Science Fiction Ciphers” in The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative, Eds. Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman, (Routledge: December, 2010).
“It was Signified: The Genesis” in Born to Use Mics: Reading Nas’ Illmatic. Eds. Michael Eric Dyson and Sohail Daulatzi (Basic Civitas: January, 2010).
Brave Black Worlds: Black Superheroes as Science Fiction Ciphers
Peer reviewed journal: African Identities
Published (May, 2009).
R is for Race, not Rocket: Black Representation in American Science Fiction Cinema
Peer reviewed journal: Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Q.25.2
Published (November, 2009).
More Symbol than Substance: African American Representation in Network Television (2004)
Peer reviewed journal: Race and Society p. 21-38 (6), 2004.
Codes of Race (Letter-to-the-Editor) (12/29/02).
Newspaper: The Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section.