Dr. Regina N. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of African American Literature at Armstrong State University. She is also the Nasir Jones HipHop Fellow at Harvard University for Spring 2016. Dr. Bradley is a researcher of contemporary African American culture. Dr. Bradley writes about post-Civil Rights African American literature, the contemporary Black American South, pop culture, race and sound, and Hip Hop. She is also the founder and host of Outkasted Conversations, a critically acclaimed dialogue series that explores the impact of hip hop duo Outkast on popular culture. She is currently working on her first book titled Chronicling Stankonia: Recognizing America’s Hip Hop South (under contract, UNC Press). Chronicling Stankonia theorizes how hip hop updates the framework for understanding the post-Civil Rights American South. Known on social media as Red Clay Scholar, a nod to her Georgia upbringing, Dr. Bradley’s work is featured at www.redclayscholar.com.