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Therí Pickens

Associate Professor of English



Hathorn Hall, Room 306



Professor Pickens is a Professor of English, specializing in African American, Arab American and disability literatures and theories. She is the author of two books: New Body Politics (Routledge, 2014) and Black Madness :: Mad Blackness (Duke 2019). You can find her public scholarship in Ms. Magazine, The Root, and Medium (@tpickens). Shs is also on Twitter (@TAPPhD) and at