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Assistant Professor

Surface Mail: 505 S. State Street | 4700 Haven Hall
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Office Location(s): 4743 Haven Hall
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:45 PM - 4 PM, and, By Appointment
Phone: 734.764.8384
Fax: 734.936.1967
see also, DAAS Website
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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Faculty: Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)
    • Faculty: Department of American Culture (AC), African American Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • African American arts & subcultures, popular culture
  • About

    Professor Brooks completed her doctorate in African American studies and American studies at Yale in 2001. She taught in the History Department at Berea College before accepting an Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan in 2002. She has a book-in-progress.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., Yale, 2002
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • - national & global identities
      - sexuality and gender