Department of English

Ms. Jamila S. Lyn

Instructor of English


Jamila S. Lyn teaches Composition, Research Writing, and World Literature at Morehouse College. Her research interests include the depiction of black women in literature/film, the construction of black manhood, and pop culture criticism. Her dissertation project, awarded a UNCF/Mellon Faculty Doctoral Fellowship, focuses on James Baldwin's unique spatial theory and the emergent conversation on democracy in Giovanni's Room, Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone, and If Beale Street Could Talk.

Lyn, a New York native, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Trinity University (DC) and an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She is co-advisor to Atlanta University Center's Gates Millennium Scholars and advisor to Morehouse's UPS Community Scholars. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Georgia State University.

Ph.D. candidate in English, Georgia State University

B.A. in English, Trinity College

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