Alex Pittman

Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Center for Engaged Pedagogy


Center for Engaged Pedagogy, Consortium of Critical Interdisciplinary Studies


Alex Pittman is the Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning Initiatives at the Center for Engaged Pedagogy and a term assistant professor of Critical Interdisciplinary Studies. Before joining the CEP and CCIS, he was a term assistant professor in Barnard’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department. His research and teaching interests include Black diasporic performing, visual, and literary arts since 1945, feminist and queer approaches to political economy, and critical theory. His published and forthcoming writing can be found in Camera ObscuraCriticismWomen & PerformanceSocial Text’s Periscope, and TDR. At the CEP, he is developing and supporting projects that address questions of power, hierarchy, and labor in classrooms and institutions of higher education.