- Ph.D., History of Consciousness, University of California at Santa Cruz
Maurice received his Ph.D. from the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and works in the areas of American, ethnic, critical gender, and cultural studies. He is a professor at Ohio State University in Comparative Studies, and he teaches adjunct at Pacifica each spring quarter. He is particularly interested in the formation of identities in and through visual culture and performance, and in historical memory in relation to trauma theory, critical gender studies, critical race theory, psychoanalytic theory, and popular cultural performance. One of his books is titled Troubling Beginnings: Trans(per)forming African American History and Identity, and he's currently working on a book in the area of trauma studies.