Che Gossett is a Black non binary femme writer and critical theorist specializing in queer/trans studies, aesthetic theory, abolitionist thought and black study. They received their doctorate in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University, New Brunswick in May 2021. They received a BA in African American Studies from Morehouse College, an MAT in Social Studies from Brown University, an MA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and were a 2019-2020 Helena Rubenstein Fellow in the Whitney Independent Study Program.
Che recently received a Ruth Stephan Fellowship from Beinecke Library at Yale University for the summer of 2022. Che will also be a visiting fellow at Harvard Law School’s Animal Law and Policy Program for the fall 2022 semester. Spring semester 2023 they will be spending time at Oxford University, as a visiting fellow at the Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College and the Rothermere American Institute, as well as the Centre for Visual Culture at the University of Cambridge. They are currently the Racial Justice Postdoctoral Fellow at the