About

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


I am a historian of editors, editing, and editorship

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

I’m writing a book about the rise of editors and editorship in the 19th century United States


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


Contact

E-mail: jccasey at psu dot edu

Twitter: @jimccasey1 (often quicker)