Professor and Graduate Deputy
Location: 2316 Boylan Hall
James Davis teaches in the American Studies Program and the English Department, where he is also the deputy chairman for graduate studies. He is the author of Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean (2015) and Commerce in Color: Race, Consumer Culture, and American Literature, 1893-1933 (2007). He has received the Leon Levy Center for the Study of Biography Fellowship and Brooklyn College's Claire Tow Distinguished Teacher Award and Whiting Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities.