Articles, Videos, Podcasts.
Opinion Editorials

“The Gift of Kwanzaa,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 26 Dec. 2021.

“New Fiction, Old Reality: It’s Time We Pay Attention to the Pandemic Struggles of Black Women,” Ms. Magazine, 3 Dec. 2021.

“Helping Postdoctoral Scholars Navigate Precarious Times.” POSTDOCket. Vol 18, Issue 3. March/April 2020.

“Alternative Facts and Faulty Citations: Urging Students to Use the Library.” Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 14 Aug. 2017

“Lessons from a Class Straddler: Upward Mobility in Literature.” Classism Exposed [Boston, MA], 18 July 2013.

“‘Wishing for Heaven’: Cross-Class Relationships and Contemporary Culture.” Classism Exposed [Boston, MA], 1 Nov. 2012.

in the press

2020    “‘Being Human’ Podcast Launches New Season,” 4 Sept. 2020,

2020    “Student Project, Pitt Programs Confront Colorism,” 22 Oct. 2020

2020    “Pandemic and Protests Through Lens of
Black Literature,” 10 July 2020

2018    “International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) Stories, Dr. Robin Brooks – Florida, United States,” Sept. 2018

2019    “Where Gun Violence Abounds, Honoring Loved Ones with ‘Rest in Peace’ Shirts,” The Washington Post, Aug. 2019