Shanesha R. F. Brooks Tatum  is a graduate of the American Culture PhD program with a Graduate Student Certificate from DAAS.


Her co-edited volume with Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era: Theory, Advocacy, Activism is currently available for pre-order at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  


Book Description:
What does it mean to be Black in the Obama era? In Reading African American Experiences in the Obama Era, young African American scholars and researchers and experienced community activists demonstrate how to encourage dialogue across curricula, disciplines, and communities with emphases on education, new media, and popular culture. Considering what this historic moment means for Black life, letters, and learning, this accessible yet scholarly volume encourages movement toward thoughtful analysis today.