Dr. Rhonda Collier is a Professor of Modern Languages and Communication at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA, where she also serves as the Director of the TU Global Office. She has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Vanderbilt University, and she is a Fulbright Scholar who studied at the Universidad de São Paulo in Brazil. She has published in the areas of Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, African-American, and global hip-hop studies. At Tuskegee University, she focuses on American literature, Black American literature, and composition courses with an emphasis on service learning. Her most recent work, Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, co-edited with Dr. Octavia Tripp, was released by IG Global Publishing on August 12, 2019. Dr. Collier is passionate about education abroad and cross-cultural student engagement. She serves as Co-PI for the NEH Grant Literary Legacies of Macon County and Tuskegee Institute: Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, and Albert Murray.