Dr. Leonard A. Slade, Jr.

Dr. Leonard A. Slade, Jr.

Professor Emeritus; Former Adjunct Professor of English
Department of Africana, Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies

PhD in English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
LHD from Kentucky State University
LHD from Elizabeth City State University of the University of North Carolina System

Dr. Leonard A. Slade, Jr.

Areas of Specialty: Nineteenth Century American Literature; Herman Melville, American Literary Bibliography, African American Literature, Black American Poetry, Creative Writing, and English Composition and Rhetoric, Traditional English Grammar, Black Essays, and Textual Editing.

Research Interests: George Moses Horton, African American Autobiography and Biography in Poetry and Prose, and the interdisciplinarity of English Literature and African American Literature.

Special Honors:  President's Excellence in Teaching Award, Collins Fellow, and Citizen Academic Laureate