Dennis Tyler


Dennis Tyler

English, Fordham University

Dennis Tyler is Assistant Professor of English at Fordham University. He has published work on African American literature, disability studies, and popular culture. He is the recipient of the 2015-16 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. His current book project, Disability of Color, examines how disablement as experience and as discourse has shaped the racial subjecthood of African Americans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Professor Tyler's research and teaching Interests include: African American literature; Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century American literature; disability studies; critical race theory; cultural studies. 

He is a graduate of Stanford University (BA) and University of California, Los Angeles (PhD).