PhD, University of Virginia
BA, University of Iowa
Benjamin Fagan received his PhD from the University of Virginia, and his BA from the University of Iowa. He is the author of The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation (Georgia, 2016), and his work has appeared in journals such as American Literary History, African American Review, and American Periodicals. He teaches courses in early African American literature and culture.
African American literature and culture; early American 19th-century literature; cultures of print