Michael A. Chaney is an Associate Professor in the English Department at Dartmouth College who teaches nineteenth century American and African American literature. He specializes in race representation, mixed race identity, and the interrelationship of literature and visual culture.
He is the author of Fugitive Vision: Slave Image and Black Identity in Antebellum Narrative and Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels. His essays on racialization in contemporary cartoons, Ishmael Reed and cyborgs,
Harlem Renaissance and globalization, and pictorial intertexts of antebellum slave narrative have been published in American Literature, African American Review, Modern Fiction Studies, College Literature, and MELUS.