Jalondra Davis

Engaged Scholar

Dr. Jalondra A. Davis holds a Ph.D. and Masters in Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Riverside, a Masters of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California, and a BA in English from Loyola Marymount University. Her research focuses upon Africana/Black literary and cultural studies, feminist and queer theories, and political thought. She is particularly interested in the intersections of gender, sexuality, and class in contemporary popular Black politics, as they are expressed in more popular literary forms. She currently teaches at California State University, Dominguez Hills and California State University, Los Angeles.

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CURRENT RESEARCH

Book Project: On Queens and Monsters: Science Fiction(s) and the Black Political Imagination

 

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Black Women and Girls Symposium                     Community Literature Initiative