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.
(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