Nathaniel Norment, Jr., Ph.D.

Morehouse College

Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, and Arts Division Faculty
  • Professor, English
Dr. Nathaniel Norment, Jr. is a professor in the Department of English at Morehouse College where he is the director of the Writing Center and the Black Ink Project.

Dr. Norment is professor emeritus in the Department of English at the City College of New York and the Department of African American Studies at Temple University. He is a former director of writing programs, chair, and graduate director of African American Studies at Temple University where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in African American Studies, African American literature and culture. He has articles published in the College Language Association Journal, the Journal of Basic Writing, the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association, the Journal of Black Studies, and the Language Quarterly. Norment earned his B.S. at Ball State University, M.S. at Saint Francis University, and Ph.D. at Fordham University.



Office Location
Brawley Hall 200

(470) 639-0896

Office Hours


Publications & Presentations

African American Studies: The Discipline and Its Dimensions

2019, Peter Lang Publishers, Inc.

The Addison Gayle Jr. Reader

2009, University of Illinois Press

The African American Studies Reader-2nd Edition

2007, Carolina Academic Press


  • Association of the Study of African American Life and History
  • College Language Association (Life Member)
  • National Council for Black Studies