College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of English

Tyechia Thompson

Virginia Tech
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Dr. Tyechia Thompson received her PhD in English Literature from Howard University in 2017. Her digital projects include a geospatial literary tool for James Baldwin’s references to Paris, an Omeka exhibit of James Emanuel’s poetry, and a Scalar article examining a work of James Lamar. She has taught courses in African American literature, expository writing, and Hip Hop and the Black Experience at Howard University, James Madison University, and Loyola University. Dr. Thompson has received awards and funding from the Institute of Creativity, Arts, and Technology at Virginia Tech; Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations; African American History, Culture, and the Digital Humanities initiative at the University of Maryland College Park; the Digital Pedagogy Lab at Mary Washington University; and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland College Park.

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