Associate Professor, Hunter College. English
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., New York University
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Research Interests: Caribbean, African-American, and African literatures; postcolonial and women's studies.
Theory Group Field Specialization: African American Writings and Poetics
Chronological Period Specialization: Twentieth-Century Literature
Myth and History in Caribbean Fiction: Alejo Carpentier, Wilson Harris and Edouard Glissant. The University of Massachusetts Press, 1992.
"Erna Brodber," Twentieth-Century Caribbean and Black African Writers, Third Series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, (forthcoming, July 1995).
"On the Threshold of Becoming: Contemporary Caribbean Women Writers," co-authored with Lisa Paravesini, Cimarron, (Spring 1988): 106-131.
"Myth and History in Caribbean Literature", African Studies Association Annual Meeting Papers, no. 81-130 (1981).
"The Daughters' Refusal: Gender, History and the Politics of Decolonization in the Fiction of Maryse Conde, Michelle Cliff, and Paule Marshall," essay to be published in Women Writing in Post-colonial Time and Place, edited by Angelita Reyes and Judith Preckshot, Women's Studies and Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota.