Department ofAfrican American Studies

Rhone Fraser

Visiting Associate Professor of African American Studies
Area(s) of Specialization: Language and Literature, Politics and the Black Radical Tradition

Professional Bio

Rhone Fraser is the author of two booksHis first book is Pauline Hopkins and Advocacy Journalism which is a literary criticism of the four novels of early twentieth century writer Pauline Hopkins.  He is co-editor of the book Critical Responses About the Black Family in Toni Morrison's God Help the Child.  He has presented his research at the National Council of Black Studies, the American Literature Association Conference, the Modern Language Association and the African Heritage Studies Association.  After publishing his book review on his website, he was invited by the biographer of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dr. Michael Battle, to be part of the Tutu Travel Seminar in Cape Town South Africa, an experience he blogged about.  In October, he was invited to present his research on his forthcoming book about Dr. Tony Martin at the 2022 Caribbean Philosophy Association Conference.  He is working on a 2023 release of the book To A More Positive Purpose: Critical Responses about the Scholarship of Tony Martin.  Last month he completed a reading series with Dr. Jared Ball of Neal Gabler's book "An Empire of Their Own" on Instagram.

Dr. Fraser