Susana Morris is a former writer for ThoughtCo specializing in women's issues, sociology, and gender studies. Morris co-founded the Crunk Feminist Collective (CFC) and is a contributing writer on the CFC blog.
Morris' work has been featured on NPR, HuffPost Live, and in Colorlines and Essence magazines. She is also currently an associate professor of English at Auburn University, where Morris teaches courses on African American literature. Her work has been published in several academic journals and her book, "Close Kin and Distant Relatives: The Paradox of Respectability in Black Women’s Literature," was published by the University of Virginia Press in January 2014.
Morris received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Mount Holyoke College and a Ph.D. in English from Emory University.
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