Dr. Jeffery McCune
Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African American Studies Washington University and Incoming Director, Frederick Douglass Institute University of Rochester
About Dr. McCune:
Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of African & African American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, is the author of the award-winning book
Sexual Discretion: Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing. He is presently completing two book projects,
Disobedient Reading: An Experiment in Seeing Black, and the other on the “wildness" of Kanye West titled,
On Kanye. He has published in a variety of journals and also serves on the editorial board of numerous journals. He is the co-editor of the University of California Press’s New Sexual Worlds book series. For his work at the intersections, of race gender, and sexuality, McCune has been featured on
Left of Black, Sirius XM's
Joe Madison Show,
HuffPost Live, NPR and as a guest expert on
Bill Nye Saves The World. As of June 2021, he will assume the role as Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute of African & African American Studies at the University of Rochester.
Interview with Dr. Jeffery McCune
TUESDAY, MARCH 9
“Disobedient Reading, Disrupting Pedagogy”
Faculty Development Seminar
Fireside Chat with Dr. Toniesha Taylor
Chair of Communication Studies Department at Texas Southern University’s School of Communication
Texas Southern University
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10
"Begin Again: A Manifesto of the Margins"
Critical Race Studies Annual Lecture Series
Lecture & Public Q & A
THURSDAY, MARCH 11
CCRS Interview Series
Social Justice Engagement with YES Preparatory High School - Fifth Ward
"Lessons from Kanye, The Wild Genius of Hip-Hop"
Student Audience Keynote Address
"Don't Wait, Act Now: Taking Action Before Difference Knocks at Your Door"
Administrator and Staff Development Seminar