Josephine Metcalf

Lecturer in American Studies, University of Hull

Josephine Metcalf teaches American culture and American history. Her research interests include contemporary African American and Mexican American popular culture and literature, with a particular focus on street gang / prison culture and reader reception studies. Her first monograph entitled The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs was released in 2012 and she has co-edited two collections of essays, one on Ice-T (with Will Turner, Ashgate, 2014) and the other on African American culture and society after Rodney King (with Carina Spaulding, Ashgate, 2015).

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in American Studies, University of Hull