Margo Jefferson

Professor
415 Dodge Hall
212.854.4391
Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning cultural critic. She has been a staff writer for The New York Times and Newsweek; her reviews and essays have appeared in New York Magazine, Grand Street, Vogue, Harper's and many other publications. Her book, On Michael Jackson, was published in 2006. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Rockefeller Foundation /Theater Communications Group grant. She has also written and performed two theater pieces at The Cherry Lane Theatre and The Culture Project.
 
[On leave - Spring 2016]
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2013
Some Permutations of We / The Believer

2013
My Mother’s Armor / What My Mother Gave Me, Algonquin Books

2012
Eccentricity / One Thousand Streams of Blackness, Soft Skull Press

2011
Death In Negroland / The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death, Norton

2009

2009
Movin’ On Up / Best African American Essays, Ballantine Books

2009
 
2006
On Michael Jackson / Pantheon
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