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Candice Merritt

Master of Arts in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Georgia State University, May 2018
Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies (Magna Cum Laude), Emory University, May 2009
Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Black Feminist Theory, Black Women's Literature, Poetry and Visual Culture, Black Maternity, Ambivalence and Maternal Absence, Affect Studies, Queer Theory, Coloniality of Gender and Race, Black Humanism(s), and Reproductive Politics


Merritt, Candice J. “’Babies Havin’ Babies’: Examining Visual Representations of Teenage Pregnancy.” Difficult Dialogues about Twenty-First Century Girls. Ed. Donna M. Johnson & Alice E. Ginsberg. New York, NY: SUNY Press, 2015. 223-248. 

Select Fellowships and Awards:

(2018) Mellon Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellowship in Critical Theory  
(2018) National Women's Studies Association Travel Grant