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Center for Critical Race Studies - 2021 Scholar-in-Residence 

Dr. Jeffery McCuneDr. 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

Scholar-in-Residence Events


“Disobedient Reading, Disrupting Pedagogy”
Faculty Development Seminar
2:30 p.m.

Fireside Chat with Dr. Toniesha Taylor
Chair of Communication Studies Department at Texas Southern University’s School of Communication
Texas Southern University
6:00 p.m.

"Begin Again: A Manifesto of the Margins"
Critical Race Studies Annual Lecture Series
Lecture & Public Q & A
4 p.m.

Scholar-in-Residence Interview
CCRS Interview Series
10 a.m.

Social Justice Engagement with YES Preparatory High School - Fifth Ward
11:45 a.m.

"Lessons from Kanye, The Wild Genius of Hip-Hop"
Student Audience Keynote Address
1:15 p.m.

"Don't Wait, Act Now: Taking Action Before Difference Knocks at Your Door"
Administrator and Staff Development Seminar
4 p.m.

Last updated 5/13/2021 7:26 PM