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Paula White

Paula White

Assistant Professor

Languages & Literature

Ph.D. English, University of Arkansas

M.A. English, Jackson State University

B.A. English, Jackson State University

African American Literature

Black Women Writers

Black Feminist Studies

Southern Literature

In Press/Forthcoming:

  • “Navigating the Ivory Tower: A Community Approach” in When Will the Joy Come: Black Women in the Ivory Tower. University of Massachusetts Press. Spring/Summer 2023.


  • “Individualism and the Pull of Tradition in Things Fall Apart and The Joys of Motherhood” in Achebe’s Women: Imagism and Power. African Press, 2012: 301-08.
  • “White Faces in Black Spaces: The Dilemma of William Styron’s Nat Turner” in Black Magnolias: A Literary Journal. (Vol. 6.1) Spring 2012: 5-16.