I work at Penn State in the Center for Black Digital Research

I’m an assistant professor in the departments of African American Studies, History, and English

I co-direct the Colored Conventions Project

I direct Douglass Day

I’m part of the Editorship Studies Collective

I am a historian of editors, editing, and editorship

I co-edited an essay collection The Colored Conventions Movement: Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century (UNC Press)

I co-edited a journal forum “Locating the Practices of Editors in Multi-Ethnic Periodicals”

Most recently I have published essays in Criticism, Civil War History, and American Literature (please write me for copies if you do not have access)

For more info, see my formal CV or this page with links to my work


E-mail: jccasey at psu dot edu

Twitter: @jimccasey1