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Department of African and African-American Studies at Lehman College

Faculty - Gary Ford

Gary FordE-mail Address:
Phone: 718-960-8403
Office: Carman Hall, Room 291
Office Hours: T, 5:00pm-6:15pm, or by appointment
Rank: Assistant Professor
Degrees: B.A., Harvard University; J.D. Columbia University - Columbia Law School; M.F.A., The New School; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Gary L. Ford, Jr. obtained a B.A. cum laude in African American Studies from Harvard University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School of Columbia University, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School, and a Ph.D in American Studies with a concentration in African American Studies from the University of Maryland.

His teaching and research interests include African American History from slavery to the present, African American Literature, Caribbean Literature, African American Women’s Literary Expression, Afrofuturism, Black Culture in The United States, Black Writers, Portrayals of Blackness in the Media and the Arts, African Americans and the Law, and Race and Social Justice.

His publications include: