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Jerry Gafio Watts
Position: Professor, Graduate Center, CUNY. English
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00-6:00PM
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Yale University
Theory Group Field Specialization: African American Writings and Poetics
Chronological Period Specialization: Twentieth-Century Literature

Selected Publications:

  • Amiri Baraka: The Politics and Art of a Black Intellectual. New York: New York University Press, 2001.

  • Heroism and the Black Intellectual: Reflections on Ralph Ellison, Politics and Afro-American Intellectual Life. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994.