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.
- Modern and Contemporary Turkish Literature and Film
- Capstone Seminar