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Pheolyn Allen

Pheolyn Allen

Graduate Research Fellow
Bunton-Waller Scholar, Center for Black Digital Research Fellow
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/They/Them
004 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Fall 2023 Office Hours

Not teaching Fall '23


University of North Texas, B.A., Media Arts 2019
Penn State University, M.A., English 2023

Professional Bio

Pheolyn Allen is dual-titled PhD student in English Literature and African-American and Diaspora Studies at Penn State. He holds a BA in Media Arts from the University of North Texas, where he served as an instructor for the UNT Media Arts Lab, educating marginalized communities and foster youth in media pedagogy and filmmaking techniques. Currently, he works with Penn State’s Center for Black Digital Research, serving as a creative producer and director for their various media and broadcasting projects. In summer 2023, he worked as a Junior Fellow with the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at the Library of Congress. His research areas include Afrofuturism, Black queer literature and film, Black queer and trans performance studies, and literary works of the Harlem Renaissance.