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Global Professor of Literature Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Phil, Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
Werner Sollors, Henry B., and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African American Studies at Harvard University, where he has taught for more than thirty years. He is co-editor with Greil Marcus of A New Literary History of America (2009). His major monographs include: Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Literature and Culture (1986); Neither Black nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (1997); Ethnic Modernism (2008); and The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s (2014).