Rutgers GSE CMSI

Latrice Johnson

Latrice Johnson is a native of Oklahoma City, OK. She received her B.A. in English with a minor in Pre-Law from Tougaloo College in 2020. Latrice is currently a first-year student in the M.A. in English program at the University of Mississippi where she holds a Teaching Assistantship in the Department of English and Graduate Assistantship for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. She also serves as a University of Mississippi Graduate School Ambassador. In each role, Latrice has been afforded the opportunity to mentor and advocate for students from historically underrepresented groups and MSIs. Her research interests include American literature, African American literature, Blues literature and culture, Afrofuturism, and Critical Prison Studies. Latrice is also particularly interested in continuing her research on race, names/naming, and identity in academia. In her free time, Latrice enjoys watching YouTube vlogs, napping, and baking.