Justin Gomer

Justin Gomer Assistant Professor of American Studies California State University, Long Beach
University of California, Berkeley

Justin Gomer is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at California State University, Long Beach. Prior to joining the CSULB faculty, he was a Lecturer in the American Studies Program at UC Berkeley, where he received the 2016 American Cultures Innovation in Teaching Award. His research focuses on race and popular culture (film, in particular) in the post-civil rights era. His current book project, entitled "Colorblindness, A Life: The Political and Cultural History of An Ideology," offers an interdisciplinary biography of the racial project of colorblindness.