Michele Elam

Stanford University

Michele Elam is the William Robertson Coe Professor of Humanities in the Department of English, Faculty Associate Director of the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, the Bass University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, and a Race & Technology Affiliate at the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She is the author of The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium (2011) and Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860–1930 (2003) and editor of The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin (2015).