Jesse McCarthy

Jesse McCarthy

Assistant Professor of English and of African and African American Studies
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Education: B.A., Amherst College (2006)
Ph.D., Princeton University (2018)

Interests: African American Literature; Modernism; Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Film; Poetry and Poetics; Postcolonial and Post-45 Literature; The Black Atlantic.

Selected Works:
The Bern Book by Vincent O. Carter, “Introduction,” Dalkey Press (forthcoming); Conditions of the Present: Selected Essays by Lindon Barrett, reviewed in African American Review(forthcoming); Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism by James Zeigler, reviewed in ALH Online Review, Fall 2017; “Proust au Téléphone: Placer la Recherche Sur Écoute,” Transposition, No. 6, 2016.


Contact Information

African and African American Studies
12 Quincy St. Barker Center 234
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3052
Office Hours: Thursday 3-5, and by appointment