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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Seth Davis

Seth Davis

Assistant Professor, Curry College


March 2018

Assistant Professor, Curry College (fall 2018)

PhD, Syracuse University, 2018; MA, Communication Studies, Ball State University; BS, Speech Communication and Theatre (Tennessee State University).

Dissertation: Fierce: Black Queer Literacies of Survival

My research interests include African American rhetoric, Black feminist and womanist theory, Hip-Hop culture and Hip-Hop pedagogy. My research focuses on how race and sexuality are constructed in popular culture and language. My research draws on the work of Geneva Smitherman, Gwendolyn Pough and Adam Banks.