Tricia Rose was named the 2014 Lund-Gill Chair at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She will spend the spring semester teaching an undergraduate honors seminar on African American popular culture. Dr. Rose is a professor of Africana studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Dr. Rose is the author of the award-winning book Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (Wesleyan University Press, 1994). Her other books include Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003) and The Hip-Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip-Hop and Why It Matters (Basic Civitas, 2008).
Professor Rose is a graduate of Yale University, where she majored in sociology. She holds a Ph.D. in American studies from Brown University.