Linette Park

Thurgood Marshall Fellow

Dr. Linette Park is the Thurgood Marshall Postdoctoral Fellow in the African and African American Studies Program at Dartmouth College. She received her Ph.D. in the Culture and Theory Program with emphases in Critical Theory and Law, Culture, and Society at the University of California, Irvine. There, she received the 2017-2018 Michael and Stacey Koehn Endowed Research Award in Critical Theory. Additionally, Dr. Park has received the 2019-2020 University of California-New Center for Psychoanalysis Interdisciplinary Hayman Fellowship for her research on anti-black racism, policing, and imprisonment. She is currently preparing her first book monograph, At the Edge of Abolition: Violence and Imagination in the History of California Lynch Law, which examines the present day "lynching arrests" by interrogating the historical, political, and psychosocial formations of violence that inextricably bind these arrests to the afterlife of racial slavery, lynching, and segregation in the United States. Dr. Park also holds a Master's from the Critical Studies Department at the California Institute of the Arts, and a Bachelor's in Studio Art from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published and has forthcoming work in the peer-reviewed journals: Theory and Event; Haunt: Journal of Art; Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society; Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research; Political Theology; and boundary 2: an online journal.


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  • PhD in Culture and Theory, University of CA, Irvine
  • Master in Critical Studies, California Institute of the Arts
  • Bachelor of Studio Art, University of CA, Los Angeles

Selected Publications