Ebony Perro is a Professor of Practice at Tulane University where she teaches Freshman Writing and Honors Colloquium courses. At Tulane, Dr. Perro is a First-Year Faculty Fellow and aids students with their transition into university life. She received a PhD in Humanities with concentrations in Africana Women's Studies and English from Clark Atlanta University. Her research interests include Black rage, Black feminist literary criticism, youth activism, and 20th and 21st Black women’s literature. She is currently shifting her dissertation, Coming of (R)age: Constructing Counternarratives of Black Girlhood from the Angry Decade to the Age of Rage, into a book project.