Naajidah Correll

Contemporary Literature, Creative Writing, Gender, Sexuality, Feminism, Cultural and Popular Culture Studies, Visual, Sound, Race and Disabilities Studies


Naajidah Correll is a creative writer, youth-educator, and University Fellow pursuing English Graduate Studies at Michigan State University. As a scholar, her interests include contemporary literature, popular culture, gender, sexuality, feminism, cultural studies as well as visual, sound, and disabilities studies. Her passions for youth, community engagement, and culturally responsive teaching are reflected through her community organizing and program facilitation as well as through her research which utilizes community-based participatory research methods. Naajidah is also a recording and performance artist who views creativity as a healing modality that also constitutes a praxis of connectivity and refusal.