Jamal A. Batts

Doctoral Student

Jamal A. Batts hails from Virginia Beach, VA. He holds a B.A. in African American Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.A. in American Studies from California State University, Fullerton. He is a recipient of the Townsend-Mellon Discovery Fellowship and a former Editorial Assistant for the American Quarterly


His research interests include black studies, queer theory, and visual culture.