Our Faculty

Ama Wattley

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

English and Modern Language Studies

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Choate House 252

Education


BA , Queens College

MA , Rutgers University

PhD , Rutgers University

Publications


Lewis , S. A. & Wattley, A. (2017, September 1). Gloria Naylor's Fiction: Contemporary Explorations of Class and Capitalism. Sharon A. Lewis and Ama S. Wattley (Eds.), Cambridge Scholars Publishers.

Poe , D. & Wattley, A. (2012, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Between Worlds: An Anthology of Fiction and Criticism (Peter Lang). New York, New York, United States: Peter Lang. http://www.peterlang.com/download/datasheet/69971/datasheet_312050.pdf

PRESENTATIONS


Wattley, A. (2015, June 4). Eastern Regional Conference. Breaking the Bonds of the Past: The Cathartic Quality of the Blues in Aishah Rahman's "Transcendental Blues". National Association of African American Studies, Tampa, Florida

RESEARCH INTEREST


African American Literature ; African American Drama; 19th & 20th Century American Literature

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • College Language Association
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Association of African American Studies

UNIVERSITY SERVICE


  • University Scheduling and Calendar Committee [Committee Member]
  • Admission and Retention Committee [Committee Member]
  • Writing Enhanced Course Program [Program Coordinator]
  • Kenan Teaching Excellence Award Selection Committee [Committee Member]
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