My primary interests are in Poetry and Caribbean literature. I teach courses in Caribbean literature, African diasporic literature, and American, British, and Caribbean poetry.
English and Creative Writing
- B.A. Colgate University
- Ph.D. Rutgers University
“Triangular Voyages: Locating the Transnational Caribbean Woman in Paule Marshall’s ‘To Da-duh, in Memoriam.’” Special Issue Editor Jennifer Williams. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, (Fall 2017).
“Satire in the Black Americas: Transnational Problematizations in Chappelle’s Show and Ity and Fancy Cat.” Contemporary African American Satire. Eds. James J. Donahue and Derek Maus. (Summer 2015, University Press of Mississippi).
“In Her Own Image: Literary and Visual Representations of Selfhood in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye and Jamaica Kincaid’s Annie John.” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, 12.1 (Spring 2014)
Humor in the Caribbean Literary Canon, New Caribbean Studies Series, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.