Dr. Gordon E. Thompson, Author, Professor

Dr. Gordon E. Thompson
Dr. Gordon E. Thompson
Professor, Author

Thank you for visiting my official website. You will find information here on my scholarly activities, my publications and research. Also included here are details regarding my supervisory work and my teaching. Please feel free to contact me if you wish additional information about my career or if you require someone to speak to your group about African American literature and culture.

Dr. Gordon Thompson, Ph. D. 
  • Professor, English, American and African American Studies, City College of New York - http://www1.ccny.cuny.edu/prospective/humanities/english
  • Director of the Langston Hughes Festival, City College of New York
  • Director of RAP-SI (Retention, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute), program of the Black Male Initiative, CUNY

Recent publications:
  • Black Music, Black Poetry Blues and Jazz's Impact on African American Versification, edited by Gordon E. Thompson, (Ashgate, 2014)
  • Five chapters in: Black American: A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia, edited by Alton Hornsby, Jr (ABC-CLIO Imprint, 2011)
  • The Assimiliationist Impulse in Four African American Narratives, (Edwin Mellen Press, 2011)