world literature, postcolonial and Caribbean studies, ecocriticism, feminist theory
Works in Progress
Creolized Ecologies in Caribbean Fiction
"Framing the Victim: Rape, Agency, and Structural Masculinity in the Contemporary United States" (Rutgers UP, forthcoming)
Reclaiming Difference:Caribbean Women Rewrite Postcolonialism. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press (New World Series), 2005.
“‘Poetics of Landscape’ in Édouard Glissant’s Une Nouvelle Région du Monde,” Callaloo 36.4 (2013): 983-995.
“Crossgendered Poetics in Maryse Condé’s Recent Fiction,” forthcoming in The Cross-Dressed Caribbean: Sexual Politics after Binarism. Ed. Bénédicte Ledent and Maria Cristina Fumagalli. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press. 13-25.
“Violence, contingence, et inégalité sexuelle chez Maryse Condé.” Current Trends in Language and Culture Studies. Eds. Margit Grieb, Yves Clemmen, and Will Lehman. Boca Raton, FL: Brown Walker Press, 2013.
“Victimhood in the Carceral Culture of Women’s Prisons,” International Journal of Victimology 19.1 (Spring 2013): 69-83; first published on June 4, 2012 doi: 10.1177/0269758012447214.
“Rape and the Violence of Representation in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace.” Research in African Literatures 42.4 (November 2011).
“Doubling, Healing, and Gender in Caribbean Literature.” Macomère 12.3 (Winter 2010).
“Rape by Proxy in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Fiction.” Feminism, Literature, and Rape Narratives: Violence and Violation. Eds. Sorcha Gunne and Zoë Brigley Thompson. London and New York: Routledge, hb 2010; ppb 2011. 23-38.
“Edwidge Danticat and Caribbean Women Writers.” Edwidge Danticat: A Reader’s Guide. Ed. By Martin Munro, U of Virginia Press, 2010. 39-52.
“From Fanon to Glissant: A Martinican Genealogy.” Small Axe 13.3 (October 2009): 12-24.