Alison CurseenALISON CURSEEN  will join the faculty at Boston College in the fall of 2018, holding a joint appointment in the department of English and the African and African American Diaspora Studies Program. Curseeen is currently  a Woodrow Wilson Fellow at Princeton University. She is a graduate of Oberlin College in Ohio. She earned an MFA from  American University and a Ph.D. from Duke University.