Program Faculty

Yannick Giovanni Marshall

Dr. Yannick Giovanni Marshall writes and teaches in Black Studies and is the author of two books of poetry: Empress and Old Friend, We Made This For You, as well as several articles on policing, anti-Blackness and settler colonialism. His research focus is on police power, colonial policing in Nairobi and the US, the white supremacist state, anti-colonial movements and movements against anti-Blackness. Prior to coming to CalArts, he was an Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Knox College. His current book project is The End of SupplicationThe Invention of the Prostrate African and the Replacement of Black Marronage in America for Zed Books (Bloomsbury Press).