Justin Shaw

Education:

Morehouse College, BA (2011)

University of Houston, MA (2014)

Research Interests:

Early Modern Literature

Critical Race Theory

Critical Disability Studies

History of Science, Medicine, Emotions

Biography:

I am currently a Pre-Doctoral Fellow in the James Weldon Johnson Institute at Emory. My dissertation, “Race and Melancholy in Early Modern English Literature,” examines the relationship between representations of racial difference, mental illness, and emotional performances in drama, poetry, and prose texts of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Pronouns:

He/him/his

Email:

Justin.shaw@emory.edu

Website:

www.JustinPShaw.com 

Justin Shaw