Maxine Montgomery

Dr. Maxine Montgomery is a Professor of English at Florida State University. Her areas of expertise include contemporary Black women's literature, critical race theory, and apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic writing by Black authors. Much of her teaching and research concerns the intersections of race, gender, and sexualities along with vernacular culture. Her current project, The Post-Apocalyptic Black Female Imagination, is a book-length investigation of Black women’s literary and visual interventions into the speculative, Afrofuturism, or fantasy culture.