Christine Palmer holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley. She also completed a Master’s in Anthropology at UC Berkeley and a B.A. in Romance Languages and Literatures at Princeton University. Her research focuses on the interplay between race, visual culture, literature, and cultural memory in twentieth century popular and mass culture. Recent course offerings include: America, Song by Song; America at Play; The Teen Age; At Home in America; Rebels and Revolutionaries; American Folklore; Frontiers in American History and Culture; The Road in American Culture; The Atomic Age; Research and Writing in American Studies; and The Harlem Renaissance.