Donna Jones

Job title: 
English Department

Donna Jones is Associate Professor of English at UC Berkeley and the author of The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: Négritude, Vitalism and Modernity (Columbia UP, 2010). She is currently working on two two projects, The Ambiguous Promise of European Decline: Race and Historical Pessimism in the Era of the Great War and The Tribunal of Life: Reflections on Vitalism, Race and Biopolitics.

Research interests: 

Donna Jones's recent research interests include the literature of the Americas, the literature of the African Diaspora, postcolonial literature and theory, modernism, philosophy, narrative and historiography, and critical theory.