Annette Debo

English Department
Professor, Graduate Program Director

Phone: 828-227-3934
Office Address: Coulter 424


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Teaching and Research:

Annette Debo teaches classes in modernism, African American literature, literary theory, and women’s literature.  Her monograph The American H.D. was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2012; she is the co-editor of the MLA volume Approaches to Teaching H.D.'s Poetry and Prose (2011); she is past co-chair of the H.D. International Society; and she held the H.D. Fellowship in English or American Literature for 2012-13 at Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  Her articles have appeared in African American Review, Callaloo, Paideuma, South Atlantic Review, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, CLA Journal, and College Literature.   She is currently editing an edition of H.D.'s  Within the Walls and What Do I Love?, short stories and poetry written in London in the midst of World War II.  She is also at work on the monograph A Fine Fury on social justice, the Civil Rights years, and the poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks, Sonia Sanchez, and Natasha Trethewey. 


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