Samira Abdur-Rahman

Assistant Professor of Literature and the Environment, The College of New Jersey

Location Camden County

Pronouns she/her

Email address [email protected]

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Biographical information

Samira Abdur-Rahman holds a PhD in English from Rutgers University and an MA in Humanities and Social Thought from New York University. She is an Assistant Professor of Literature and the Environment at The College of New Jersey. Previously, she served as Assistant Professor of African American Literature at the University of San Francisco and as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African American Studies at the University of Rochester. Her writing on Black childhood has appeared in the Lion and the Unicorn and within a collection about the relationship between children’s literature and police brutality from the University of Mississippi Press.