Sandra Adell, PhD

4W Director of the Arts and Wellbeing


Sandra Adell is a literature professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has published books and articles on African American literature. Her most recent publication is Contemporary Plays by African American Women: Ten Complete Plays (University of Illinois Press, December 2015). In 2010 she published a memoir titled CONFESSIONS OF A SLOT MACHINE QUEEN, which examines the devastating effects casino gambling is having on women from a very personal perspective.

Affiliations: Literature professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison; The Arts and Wellbeing.

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