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Donna Lee Granville

Assistant Professor

Location: 3616 James Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1786
Fax: 718.951.4639

Prof. Granville (she/her) studies and teaches broadly about issues of race, immigration, and culture. She is currently writing her first book, Manufacturing Citizens, Making Ameri-cants: How Naturalization Fails New Black Citizens( NYU Press), which examines the naturalization process and perceptions of belonging held by Afro-Caribbean naturalized citizens. Her current research projects demonstrate her emerging interests in cultural sociology and hip hop and include curating and developing the Brooklyn Hip Hop Archive, exploring race and authenticity through the popularity of white rappers, and hip hop's development as an institutional and organizational field. No matter the course her aim is to deepen students' skills of analysis, perception, and expression. She currently serves as the Associate Director of the Roberta S. Matthews Center for Teaching and Learning, teaches online pedagogy at the CUNY School of Professional Studies, and organizes TEDxFlatbush.

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