In June 2011, I made a decision that would forever change my life: I broke up with a partner of over three years and mentally committed to getting back home to New York City as quickly as possible. … [Read More...] about Dawn Richard and Songs of the South
I am a soon-to- be ACLS Visiting Assistant Professor in African American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. I hold a Ph.D. in American Studies from University of Texas at Austin and a M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University. My research and teaching interests include queer and feminist theory, Black studies, sound studies, affect theory, and performance studies. I am also a published essayist and music writer.