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Jennifer Christine Nash

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in Sociology

Class of 2009

Jennifer Christine Nash (Ph.D. 2009) is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women's Studies at George Washington University where she researches and teaches in the areas of black feminisms, black sexual politics, race and law, and the intersections of race, gender, and visual culture.  Her work has  been published in Social Text, Feminist Review, Scholar and Feminist,  Wisconsin Women's Law Journal, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, and Cardozo Women's Law Journal.  Her book, The Black Body in Ecstasy: Reading Race, Reading Pornography, will be published by Duke University Press in March 2014.   She has held fellowships at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and at Columbia University's Society of Fellows, and her research has been supported by the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in Women's Studies, and the Woodrow Wilson Junior Faculty Career Enhancement Fellowship.