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Robinson, Edward L.

Lecturer of African American Studies

African American Studies

Office: 657-278-3848

Department: 657-278-3848



Edward L. Robinson Jr. is a lecturer in African American studies at Cal State Fullerton and also teaches at Cal State Dominguez Hills. He earned his doctorate at Claremont Graduate University in cultural studies with an emphasis in African American literature, literary theory, culture and media. His literary projects and scholarship include work on the African American poets Lucy Terry and Phillis Wheatley, Black humanity in early American national literature, and the construction of gay masculinities in Black American and diasporic literature. Robinson is preparing to debut his literary blog, “The Baldwin Room,” and website, where he writes about popular culture and new diasporic literature and Black development of superheroes. He is presently working on his novel “The Prince of Dover’s Bluff.”

Areas of Knowledge:
  • Cultural Studies
  • African and African American Literature

  • African American Studies

  • North America
  • Global