Guirdex Masse

Assistant Professor

Guirdex Masse

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English & World Languages

  • (706) 667-4431
  • AHE 238

Education

  • Ph.D., English Composition Emory University, 2014

  • BA, African Studies CUNY Brooklyn College, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 1102

    College Composition II
  • ENGL 4450

    Major American Authors: Major Am. Auth.: ZN Hurston
  • HUMN 4950

    Selected Topics: Zora Neale Hurston
  • ENGL 6560

    Studies in Major Amer Authors
  • ENGL 1101

    College Composition I

Teaching Interests

African American Literature
Literatures of the African Diaspora
World Literature
Composition

Research Interests

20th Century African American Literature and Intellectual History
Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
African Diaspora Studies

Department Service

  • Research Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Secretary 2021 - 2022

    Role: Other
  • Scholarship Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Lyceum Series Committee 2019 - Present

  • Lyceum Committee 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP)-Augusta University Chapter 2021 - 2022

    Role: Other
  • Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) 2021 - 2022

    Role: Other
  • African American Read-In 2022 - 2022

    Role: Program Organizer

Professional Service

  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP) 2018 - Present

    Role: Officer, Secretary
  • College Language Association-Research Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2020 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer, Book

Public Service

  • Augusta University 2021 - 2021

    Role: Program Organizer
  • 2017 - 2018

    Role: Other
  • 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other