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Simon Dickel

Simon Dickel

Dr. Simon Dickel is a Visiting Scholar at UCF and a Professor for Gender and Diversity Studies at Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen/Germany. From 2009 to 2016, he was Junior Professor for Ethnic and Postcolonial Studies at the English Department at Ruhr-University Bochum/Germany. He is the author of Black/Gay: The Harlem Renaissance, the Protest Era, and Constructions of Black Gay Identity in the 1980s and 90s (2011), co-editor of After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina (2015), and co-editor of Queer Cinema (2018). His fields of research include Critical Race Theory, Queer Theory, and Disability Studies. In his current research project, he addresses Phenomenology and social difference. During his residency at UCF, his research will be focused on the African American writer Vincent O. Carter.


Updated: Oct 8, 2018