Introducing: C. Riley Snorton – The Feminist Wire

Introducing: C. Riley Snorton

TFW welcomes C. Riley Snorton to the Editorial Collective!

C. Riley Snorton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He earned a Ph.D. in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University in Pennsylvania. Snorton has received several fellowships including an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral fellowship at Pomona College and the Sheila Biddle Ford Foundation fellowship at Harvard University. He writes in the areas of transgender and queer theory, Africana studies, cultural studies, performance studies, and popular culture. Snorton has published book chapters in Homophiles, Critical Essays on Dave Chappelle, and Transgender Migrations:The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition. His articles can be found in the International Journal of Communication, Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, and Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society. He is currently completing his monograph, The Glass Closet: Black Sexuality and Panoptical Imagination (University of Minnesota Press).