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Shermaine M. Jones

Assistant Professor
(804) 827-8324
Hibbs Hall 324A


BA   Dartmouth College
MA, PhD University of Virginia

Research/Teaching Focus

African American Literature; African and Afro-Caribbean Literature; Affect Studies & Theory; Autobiography, Memoirs, & Self-writing in the African American Literary Tradition.

Recent/Selected Publications

“Presenting Our Bodies, Laying Our Case”: The Political Efficacy of Grief and Rage During The Civil Rights Movement in Alice Walker’s Meridian. Southern Quarterly Journal 52. 1 Fall (2014):179 –196.