Dr. Mickle's area of expertise is African American studies and creative writing. She has published two books and several essays on a variety of African American literary topics. She is also a published poet.
She performs belly dance regularly with Troupe Faraatha in the Greater Pittsburgh area. And, she is the Theatre Coordinator at PSU-Greater Allegheny.
African American literature, American literature, British literature, Japanese literature, women's literature, speculative fiction, poetry, creative writing, theatre
African American literature, American literature, speculative fiction, poetry, and creative writing
Gwendolyn Brooks; Critical Insights: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings: Critical Insights
Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill
M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
Minor in Japanese, UNC-Chapel Hill