Faculty Profile

Jerry Philogene

Associate Professor of American Studies (2005)

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on sabbatical 2018-19



Jerry Philogene specializes in 20th century African American and Afro Caribbean visual arts and cultural history. Her teaching interests include interdisciplinary American cultural history and black cultural and identity politics. Her research interests explore the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as articulated in contemporary visual and popular culture.


  • B.A., New School University, 1989
  • M.A., New York University, 1993
  • Ph.D., 2009


  • Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2014-15