William Lyne, PhD

he/him, Professor


A specialist in American and African American Literature, he is the editor of Walking the Talk: An Anthology of African American Studies. His articles have appeared in PMLA, Arizona Quarterly, African American Review, Science and Society, and other journals and collections. He teaches courses in American literature, African American literature, and cultural studies.

Research Interests

  • African American Studies
  • U.S. Radicalism
  • Higher Education
  • Early-Twentieth Century U.S.
  • Postwar British/UIS
  • Race, Empire, Postcolonial, and Transnational Studies
  • Literary, Rhetorical, and Cultural Theory