PhD, Michigan State University
Anglophone and Francophone African literature; Caribbean literature; critical theory; film/media; gender and sexuality studies; postcolonial theory and literature.
"Movement of the Female Body: Re-imagining Black Diasporic Women’s Writings." In "New Frontiers in the Study of the Global African Diaspora: Between Unchartered Themes and Alternative Representations." Edited by Glenn Chambers, R. Kiki Edozie, and Tama Hamilton-Wray. MSU Press, Forthcoming 2017.
"I Just Wanted To Forget It All. But It Was Impossible:" Umutesi and the Politics of Testimony in Surviving the Slaughter: The Ordeal of a Rwandan Refugee in Zaire." In "Under Fire: Critical Discourses on African Women in War and Conflict." Edited by Pauline Ada Uwakweh. Lexington Books, 2016.
Selected Courses Taught
Refugee Stories, Refugee Lives (ENG 52a)
Documentary: Techniques and Controversies (ENG 62a)
Women and War (ENG 137b)
The Globalization of Nollywood (ENG 170a)