Eve Dunbar

Associate Professor of English

Vassar College

Eve Dunbar is Associate Professor of English at Vassar College. Her scholarly articles and review essays appear in African American Review, Callaloo: Art and Culture in the African Diaspora, and Journal of American History. Her more public-facing writing can be found in The Nation, Jezebel, Colorlines and Literary Hub. Dunbar's book, Black Regions of the Imagination: African American Writers Between the Nation and the World(2012) is an American Literatures Initiative selection. 

Dunbar is completing her second book project Monstrous Work: Black Women Writing Life and Labor Beyond Sovereignty supported by an American Council of Learned Societies Burkhardt Fellowship (2016-17).   

In addition to teaching in the English Department, Dunbar regularly teaches and contributes to Vassar’s Africana Studies, Women's Studies, and American Studies Programs. 

Ph.D., English, The University of Texas at Austin (with emphasis in Ethnic and Third World Literatures)