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Anthony C. Alessandrini
Position: Professor, Middle Eastern Studies
Professor, English, Kingsborough Community College
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Kingsborough Community College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D in Literatures in English, Rutgers University
M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Research Interests: Postcolonial Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Critical Theory, Decolonization Studies
Anthony Alessandrini is Professor of English at Kingsborough Community College and of Middle Eastern Studies at The Graduate Center, where he is also a member of the Committee on Globalization and Social Change. He is the author of Frantz Fanon and the Future of Cultural Politics; the editor of Frantz Fanon: Critical Perspectives; and the co-editor of “Resistance Everywhere”: The Gezi Protests and Dissident Visions of Turkey, and has also published a poetry chapbook, Children Imitating Cormorants. Alessandrini is on the faculty of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, a co-organizer of the International Solidarity Action Research Network (ISARN), and a co-editor of Jadaliyya E-Zine. His book Decolonize Multiculturalism is forthcoming from OR Books in 2021.

Awards and Grants
  • Member of the Institute for Advanced Studies, 2021-2022
  • Distinguished CUNY Faculty Fellowship, Advanced Research Collaborative, 2019
  • Writer in Residence, Birkbeck Centre for Law & the Humanities, University of London, 2019.
Courses Taught
  • Modern and Contemporary Turkish Literature and Film
  • Capstone Seminar