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Justin Mellette

Kudos to PhD alumnus Justin Mellette, Visiting Lecturer of English at Northeastern University and former recipient of a CALS Travel Grant, on the publication of _Peculiar Whiteness: Racial Anxiety and Poor Whites in Southern Literature, 1900-1965_ (University Press of Mississippi, 2021). _Peculiar Whiteness_ engages key issues in contemporary critical race studies, whiteness studies, and Southern studies through discussions of authors including Charles Chesnutt, Thomas Dixon, Sutton Griggs, Erskine Caldwell, Lillian Smith, William Faulkner, and Flannery O’Connor. Congratulations to Justin!
Justin Mellette
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