Professor of English and African and African American Studies, Dartmouth
<a href="http://www.dartmouth.edu/~english/faculty/favor.html">Marty Favor</a> is a Professor of English and African and African American Studies and the former chair of the African American Studies department at Dartmouth. His primary interests are in 20th century African American and American Fiction, cultural studies and theorizing identity.<br />
He is currently working on a project on African American post-modernisms. He is also author of the book, "Authentic Blackness" and, like Sen. Obama, is biracial as well.