Suzanne Enzerink will receive her Ph.D. in American Studies from Brown University in May 2019. Her dissertation, Give Me Color: Fictions of Racial Ambiguity, tracks the rise of racial ambiguity as a genre in film and literature in the long American Century, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Her teaching and research interests center on race and race-making, literary and film history, and transnationalism. Suzanne is currently a graduate fellow at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity (CSREA) at Brown University, and will be an interdisciplinary graduate fellow at the Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women for the 2018-2019 academic year. For a course based on her research, “Remixing Racial Codes,” she won the 2016 Reginald D. Archambault Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Prior to coming to Brown, Suzanne was a teaching fellow in the history department at Phillips Academy Andover. She hold an MA and BA in American Studies from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.