Associate Professor, Queens College. English
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Yale University
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Research Interests: Feminism and materialist theory and criticism; early modern period, especially Shakespeare and women writers; postcolonial literature and theory, with particular interest in African diaspora; African-American literature; editorial board, Found Object; consultant, Women Writers Project (Brown University).
Theory Group Field Specialization: African American Writings and Poetics|Feminist Theory and Women's Writings
Chronological Period Specialization: Renaissance/Early Modern Literature
Editor. Pamphlets from the English Renaissance Controversy about Women: An Annotated Old-Spelling Edition, 1540-1640. Volume One. Three-volume series under General Editor Susan Gushee O'Malley. New York: Garland Publishing, (forthcoming).
"Untroubled Voice: Call and Response in Cane." Black American Literature Forum 16 (Spring 1982) 12-18. Reprinted in Black Literature and Literary Theory. Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. London and New York: Methuen, 1984, 186-205.