Dr. Stacie McCormick, is a Mississippi-raised Black feminist scholar and writer. She is an Associate Professor of English, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Texas Christian University (TCU). Her work takes up a number of subjects such as: representations of the body, land, sexuality, and the ongoing resonance of slavery in contemporary Black writing and performance. She is the author of Staging Black Fugitivity and co-Editor of the Special Issue of College Literature, Toni Morrison and Adaptation. Currently, she is developing a manuscript on Black critical engagement with gynecological and obstetric medicine. She is pursuing this work as a 2021-2022 Mellon/ACLS Scholars and Society Fellow in residence with The Afiya Center, a Reproductive Justice organization in Dallas, TX.
Central to her work is community. Whether it is in the classroom, in the organizing space, or in her scholarly work, McCormick sees community building as a key form of resistance and liberation.