Dr. Catherine Adams


Dr. Catherine Adams will join us in the fall as an Associate Professor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina; her Masters in African-American Studies from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. in Afro-American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her research interests include: Nineteenth-twentieth-, and twenty-first-century Africana literary history; migration, nationalism, and transnationalism narratives; Africana-based pedagogy and curriculum development; Africana science fiction, speculative fiction, and Afro-futurism; life and literary works of Frank G. Yerby; freedom movements and maroonage. 

Dr. Catherine Adams
Associate Professor
  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences