PhD, New York University
(Jointly-appointed with Women's and Gender Studies)
Sarah Jane Cervenak is an assistant professor, jointly appointed in the Women’s and Gender Studies and African American Studies programs at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her areas of research and teaching are critical race theory, feminist theory, Black studies, performance studies and philosophy. Her current work queries the Black radical, feminist potential of devastation and deformity in the art of Leonardo Drew and Wangechi Mutu. She is the author of Wandering: Philosophical Performances of Racial and Sexual Freedom (tentative title; forthcoming with Duke University Press). She has also published in the academic journals Discourse, Palimpsest: Women, Gender and the Black International and Spectator as well as in anthologies on feminism and the African American novel respectively.