College of Arts and Sciences

Patricia YoungPatricia Young


United States Literature, African American Literature, Drama
Doctor of Philosophy

Office: Simpkins 016
Phone: 309/298-1482
Office Hours:  Tue/Thur: 12:20-1:50; Wed: 11-12pm; by appt (Fall 2018)

Professor Young has a Ph.D. in American literature and is the author of African American Women Playwrights Confront Violence:  A Critical Study of Nine Dramatists.  She has published widely on Angelina Weld Grimke, Mary Powell Burrill, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and Alice Dunbar-Nelson.