Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Alphonse Fletcher University Professor

Education: B.A. 1973 Yale
M.A. 1974, Ph.D. 1979 University of Cambridge

Phone: 617-496-5468
Office: The DuBois Institute, 104 Mt Auburn St, 3rd Floor


African and African-American Literature; Cultural Theory.

Selected Works:

The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers (2017); The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader (2012); Faces of America (2010); Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora (2010); Faces of America (film) (2010); In Search of Our Roots (2009); Lincoln on Race and Slavery (edited, 2009); Looking for Lincoln (film) (2009); African American National Biography (co-edited, 2008); African American Lives 2 (film) (2008); Finding Oprah’s Roots (2007).

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