Dr. Rhonda Collier

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.