Anna Nelson

Graduation Year: 2017



Ph.D., Southern Methodist University (2017)
M.A., Louisiana State (2010)
B.A., U of Texas, Dallas (2006)


19th-Century American Literature, African American Literature, Southern Literature


Current Role

Client Services and Facilitation for a communications training corporation


Dissertation Title

“Huck and the Nadir: Black Writers Reading Mark Twain in the Gilded Age.”Nineteenth-Century Contexts41.5 (2019): 611-622.

Behind the Seams: The ‘Colored Historian’ of the White House and Her Parodists.”PMLA133.3 (2018): 542-558.

“William Wells Brown’sMiraldaand the Missing Issue No. 72 of theWeekly Anglo-African.”African American Review51.1 (2018): 1-5

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