Research/Areas of Interest: American Literatures in English; African, African-American & African Diaspora Studies; Colonial & Post-Colonial Discourse/ Race & Empire/ Black Radical Traditions; Cultural Studies; Body Politics / Gender & Sexuality Studies; Philosophy and Critical Theory


  • PhD, Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, United States, 1999
  • MA, Philosophy, State University of New York Binghamton, Binghamton, United States, 1993
  • BA, Philosophy & French, Randolph–Macon College, Ashland, United States, 1991