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James King

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Literature

Dr. James Sterling King teaches the Literature of the Harlem Renaissance course here at Purchase.


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Before teaching here, Dr. King taught and retired from Salisbury University, Salisbury Maryland. Dr. King was awarded an assignment to teach graduate literature as a Fulbright Scholar, Spring, 2010. He has taught at the University of Ghana at Legon and has also received a Fulbright-Hays Award in 2015, which allowed him and his cohort of educators to engage the staff, students and community of Amanokrom, and install a well that will provide the community clean water for roughly 100 years.

Dr. King has a strong commitment to Study Abroad in Ghana, West Africa, and has been taking student and adult groups to the country since 2006.