Carol E Henderson

Office of the Provost

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  • As Vice Provost she provides strategic leadership in advancing diversity as an institutional value and academic priority in all facets of the academic community.
  • Specializes in African American studies, specifically in African American literature.
  • Explores issues of gender politics, film, popular culture and visual culture.
  • Author of the book, "Scarring the Black Body: Race and Representation in African American literature." Editor of "Go Tell It on the Mountain: Historical and Critical Essays," and "America and the Black Body."

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Vice Provost, Office of the Provost
Professor, Black American Studies

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English, Black American studies, African American studies, literature, gender, film, pop culture, spirituality, diversity