Education

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Texas, Austin

Research

  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Caribbean Literature
  • Archive Studies
  • Black Atlantic

Publications

Books

  • Allegories of Empire book cover
    Allegories of Empire
    The Figure of Woman in the Colonial Text
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993
  • Ghosts of Slavery book cover
    Ghosts of Slavery
    A Literary Archeology of Black Women’s Lives
    Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003

Field of Interest

Colonial/Postcolonial Studies; the Novel; Gender Studies

Field of Study

India and the Caribbean

Languages

French, Spanish

Teaching

  • Postcolonial Theory (graduate)
  • The Postcolonial Archive (graduate)
  • Beyond Literary Narrative (graduate)
  • Postmodernism in Postcolonial Fiction (undergraduate)
  • Caribbean Contact Zones (undergraduate)
  • Introduction to Caribbean Literature (undergraduate)