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Department of English

Cameron Leader-Picone

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in African and African-American Studies, 2009, Harvard University

Email: cleader@ksu.edu
Office: EH 004
Phone: (785) 532-3854

Field of interest:
Contemporary African American Literature, The African American Literary Tradition, Postmodern Literature, African American Popular Culture, 20th Century American Literature, Popular Fiction.

Cameron Leader-Picone received his Ph.D. in African and African American Studies from Harvard University in 2009. He has taught in the Harvard Writing Program and at Ithaca College. He is currently working on a book on contemporary African American Literature and the representation of racial identity. The book examines the meaning of African American literature in the context of public discourses on post-racialism, colorblindness, and multiculturalism.