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Judith Fossett

Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity

Contact Information
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  
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