Other Affiliations or Positions: Affiliated with African and African Diaspora Studies Graduate Faculty, American Studies
Teaching at Kennesaw State since 1998
Ph.D. awarded in 1998 from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Specializations: 19th century first-person narratives of the African Diaspora African American literature 19th century American literature
Courses Regularly Taught: AMST 3780, Cultural Movements ENGL 2160, American Literature ENGL 3360, Major African American Writers ENGL 3600, Topics in African Diaspora Literatures
Most Recent or Most Important Publications: “Mary Prince.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Ed. Bonnie G. Smith. NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. “Library of Frederick Douglass.” Oxford African American Studies Center. 2006. Oxford University Press. www.oxfordaasc.com. “Reading Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave, within the Context of World Literatures of the African Diaspora.” Extending the Boundaries: Approaches to World Literature. Ed. Michael Tierce. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2000. 55-74.