Christian, Shawn Graduate Faculty



  • As a literary scholar and teacher, college administrator, and public humanities advocate, who is committed to achieving an equitable and just world, I have extensive experience at making education and cultural arts relevant and accessible. This experience includes volunteering, teaching and mentorship, research, publishing, hiring and team building, grant writing and administration, board membership, and sustained engagement, informal and formal, with varied, public and private constituencies.

research interests

  • African American Literature, African American culture, literature of the long Civil Rights Movement, Literature of the Harlem Renaissance, Women and Gender Studies

full name

  • Shawn Christian