2014, BA (Magna Cum Laude), University of Southern Mississippi
Don Holmes is a 4th year PhD student in English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests are in early African American literature, specifically the 18thand early 19thcenturies. His eventual dissertation will survey early black writers of the Anglophone and their methods in critiquing and subverting systems of racial geographies (institutions of white supremacy). Don currently teaches English composition at Carolina. He has taught English composition at North Carolina Central University during the summers of 2017 and 2018.