Associate Professor of Literary Studies
Scholarship is discovery, writing is craft, teaching is sharing and the joy of community. The discipline I love brings them together, and then becomes a productive part of our rich collective intellectual community.
PhD, Postcolonial Literature, University of the West Indies;
MPhil, World Literature, University of Leeds;
BA (First Class Honors), English and American Literature, University of Leeds
My research has been primarily in Caribbeanand African literatures, especially women’s writing, poetry, drama and theater. I have worked particularly on Jean Rhys and Kamau Brathwaite. At the moment I am working on a study of the Anglophone elegy, and editing the selected works of Barbadian poet Bruce St John.
Blake to Byron:Romantic Poetry
Lit & The Environment
Intro. to English Poetry
Nature, Lit & Eco Change
Ind Senior Project
Writing the Environment