Judith Fossett

Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity

Contact Information
E-mail: fossett@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-2822
Office: THH 418



  • Ph.D. English, Princeton University

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor Fossett researches 19th and 20th Century American literature and African-American literature, history and culture, American studies, culture of new world slavery, literature and culture of the American South, critical theory and minority discourse.
    Research Specialties
    (Ph.D., Princeton University, 1999) Associate Professor of English and ASE: 19th and 20th century American and African-American literature, African-American Studies, American Studies.

    Honors and Awards

    • Faculty Research Fellow, Humanities Research Institute--University of California, Irvine, 1/2003-6/2003  
    • Woodrow Wilson Foundation Career Enhancement Fellow, 2001-2002  
    • Huntington Library Research Fellowship Recipient, W.M. Keck Foundation and Mayers Fellow, 6/2002-9/2002  
    • Mellon Fellow in the Humanities, 1990-1993  

  • Department of American Studies & Ethnicity
  • University of Southern California
  • 3620 South Vermont Avenue
  • Kaprielian Hall 462
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-2534