Get to Know...Deborah Whaley

April 28, 2016 - 11:30am

Deborah Whaley

African American Studies Associate Professor Deborah Whaley has been interviewed in the most recent edition of Iowa Now, the official, one-stop source for University of Iowa news aimed at faculty, staff, and students on campus, as well as alumni, families, fans, and friends everywhere.

University of Iowa professor Deborah Whaley's latest book, Black Women in Sequence: Re-Inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime, examines the history and effects of how black women are represented in comic books, graphic novels, and animation.

Originally from Wheatridge, Colorado, Whaley received a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Ph.D. in American studies from the University of Kansas in 2002. We caught up with Whaley to discuss her book, as well as her role on campus.

Read the entire interview on Iowa Now.