Full-Time Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis
Zachary Manditch-Prottas is a full-time lecturer in the Department of African and African-American Studies and Program in American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He received his BA in American Studies from Connecticut College, his MA in American Studies from Columbia University, and his MA and Ph.D. in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. His research and teaching work is at the nexus of African American literature, Black cultural studies, and theories of gender and sexuality. His work has been featured in current and forthcoming publications in African Americanist literary criticism including African American Review, Callaloo, The Black Scholar, James Baldwin in Context, James Baldwin Review, MELUS, The Journal of Popular Culture, and Words Beats and Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture.