English and Journalism
United States Literature, African American Literature, Drama
Doctor of Philosophy
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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.