Nicole Carr

Nicole Carr

Assistant Professor
College Of Arts And Sciences
Department of Language, Literature, and Arts
Central Academic Building, Room 318D

210-784-2804   |

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Dr. Nicole Racquel Carr teaches classes in African American literature, Black Feminisms, and Pop Culture. Her scholarship focuses primarily on Black Maternities, Black Feminisms, and the ways in which Black women negotiate their own unique subjectivities vis à vis white supremacy. She is currently at work on her first book, I Am Not Your Mammy: Black Feminist Mothering in the 21st Century. In 2022, Dr. Carr will release “High Risk: Black Mothers Protecting Themselves and Their Babies.” The documentary film, centering Black caregivers, mothers, and healthcare providers, examines the resistance strategies Black women develop in the wake of the maternal health care crisis in the United States. With her extensive areas of expertise, Dr. Carr provides consultation in the following areas: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, African American Literature and History from the 19th century to present, women within rap and hip hop, film, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, and Black Feminist issues.


Courses Teaching

Subject Number Section Description Term Syllabus
ENGL 4386 601 Topics in Black Studies Spring 2023 Syllabi
ENGL 2370 600 Intro to English Studies Spring 2023 Syllabi
ENGL 5360 001 Topics in American Literature Spring 2023 Syllabi