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Chris Chambers ’82

Chris Chambers

Christopher Chambers is a professor of media studies at Georgetown University.

A Washington, D.C., native, he attended high school in Baltimore, before coming to Princeton. He earned a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review. Chambers has worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, and helped organize the Charlotte Observer’s first digital journalism desk.

A best-selling author, he received honorable mentions in the 2006 and 2018 PEN/Malamud Awards for his short stories β€œLeviathan” and β€œThe Psalm of Bo.” He has written three novels, one essay collection, two fiction anthologies and an African American pulp-retro series. Chambers is a regular political/media/culture contributor to SiriusXM radio, NPR, ABC News, China CGNTV, RT America.


Alumni Author Book Fair

Saturday, October 5

Drop-in fair highlighting published Black alumni and select faculty authors.

Aasha M. Abdill *15, Fathering from the Margins
Rahman Beckwith ’03, A Gift of Joy– 365 Love Poems for a Year of Spiritual Ecstasy
Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology
Heather M. Butts ’94,Β African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the Capital During the Civil War Era
Chris Chambers ’82, The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir
Mario Depeine, Sr. ’85, Immanuel’s Bride and the Holy Spirit, Building a Whole New World
Tod G. Hamilton, Immigration and the Remaking of Black America
Ladee Hubbard ’93, The Talented Ribkins
Daryl Inniss ’83, Silicon Photonics: Fueling the Next Information Revolution
Lolita Buckner Inniss ’83, The Princeton Fugitive Slave: The Trials of James Collins Johnson
Franne McNeal ’82, Significant! From Frustrated to FranneTastic: Inspirational Stories for the Entrepreneurial Woman
Alexis Okeowo ’06, A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
Andre Perry ’00, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now
Imani Perry, Breathe: A Letter to My Sons
Sarah Valentine *07, When I Was White: A Memoir
Wilton L. Virgo ’00, Quantum Mechanics in Everyday Life
Barbara Wallace ’80, Making Mandated Addiction Treatment Work
Brigitte White ’00, All-American, Making the Cut

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