Assistant Professor, Ph.D Tufts University
Research areas and interests
18th and 19th Century Black Atlantic Literatures, the Slave Narrative, Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial literature, Gender Studies, 18th Century British Novel
Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas. Co-editor with Ian Finseth (University of North Texas). University of Virginia Press (Forthcoming 2014).
“Caribbean Slave Narratives.” In The Oxford Handbook of African American Slave Narratives. Ed. John Ernest. New York: Oxford University Press (Forthcoming 2013).
“Aria for Ethiopia: Pauline Hopkins’ Reclamations of Opera in Of One Blood.” African American Review (In Press, June 2013).
“Teaching Caribbean Slave Narratives.” In Approaches to Teaching Anglophone Caribbean Literature. (Options for Teaching series) Ed. Supriya Nair. New York: MLA. (November 2012)
Creole Testimonies: Slave Narratives of The British West Indies, 1709-1838. New York: Palgrave-MacMillan. (January 2012).
“’Going to Law’: Legal Discourse and Testimony in Early West Indian Slave Narratives.” Early American Literature. 46.2 (June 2011): 351-381.