Valerie Prince

Valerie Prince

Associate Professor

Valerie Prince

Position Title

Associate Professor, African American Studies


Dr. Valerie Sweeney Prince’s research centers on the complexities of home. Her writing often takes an interdisciplinary form as history, poetry, drama, and performance, in order to transform the history of black women into political art.

She is a professor of African American Studies at Wayne State University and the author of "Burnin’ Down the House: Home in African American Literature" (2005), "Daughter’s Exchange" (2018), and numerous other creative works.

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