Dean Franco

Dr. Dean Franco

Winifred W. Palmer Professor of English


Office: C208 Tribble Hall

Phone: (336) 758-3549



PhD University of Southern California

MA California State University, Long Beach

BA University of California, Irvine

Areas of Interest

Comparative Race Studies

Jewish Cultural Studies

Chicana/o and Latinx Literature

Selected Publications

The Border and the Line:  Race, Literature, and Los Angeles (Stanford UP, 2019)

Race, Rights, and Recognition:  Jewish American Literature Since 1969 (Cornell UP 2012)

Ethnic American Literature:  Comparing Chicano, Jewish, and African American Writing (Virginia UP, 2007)

Articles appearing in PMLA, Contemporary Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, Prooftexts, and Studies in American Jewish Literature

Additional Professional Information

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Franco

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