Assistant Professor of English
Office: 5056 MacAlister Hall
Phone: (215) 571-4344
- B.A., African-American Studies, Macalester College
- Ph.D., American Studies, New York University
Dr. Carrington's research focuses on the cultural politics of race, gender, and genre in 20th century American literature and the arts. He has devoted particular attention to considerations of cultural production and identity, especially those articulated in feminist criticism, critical race theory, and Marxism.
In his free time, Dr. Carrington enjoys travel, genre fiction, bicycling, and reading about science. He is a member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Audubon Society.
- Through a Lens, Darkly: Blackness in Speculative Fiction and Media. University of Minnesota Press. Forthcoming, 2013.
- "The Revolutionary Act of the Eighties." In Charles Stephens and Steven Fullwood, eds. Black Gay Genius: On Joseph Beam and In the Life. Vintage Entity Press, 2012.
- "Dreaming in Colour: Fan Fiction as Critical Reception." In Rebecca Ann Lind, ed. Race/Gender/Class/ Media 3.0. Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2012.
- "Special Effects: Minority Reports in the Pre-emptive Moment." Politics and Culture 1: 2006.