Michelle Hite, Ph.D.
Dr. Michelle S. Hite is an associate professor in the English Department at Spelman College. Her teaching and research interests in death and mourning in African American Culture, Southern Studies, and Toni Morrison support the Literary and Textual Studies concentration in the major.
Dr. Hite’s most recent meditation on Toni Morrison appeared in the Atlanta Journal Constitution after the author’s passing. She can also be heard discussing the cultural impact of Morrison’s loss in conversation with NPR’s Rose Scott. Dr. Hite’s manuscript, Toni Morrison and Portraits of Human Richness is currently under-contract with McFarland Press.