(Hon), Fourah Bay College, U.S.L. (1990); M.A., Fourah Bay College, U.S.L.
(1994); Ph.D., University of Connecticut (2008).
Expertise: Post-Colonial Literature with
emphasis on Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and India; Victorian literature
(Travel and Empire).
Sembene: Writer, Filmmaker, and Revolutionary Artist (Co-Editor) - (Africa
World Press, 2015); Theorizing
the Disfigured Body: Mutilation, Amputation, and Disability Culture in
Post-Conflict Sierra Leone (Africa World Press, 2014); Emerging
Perspective on Syl Cheney-Coker (Co-Editor) - (AWP, 2014).
the Text, and the Child Soldier: A Pedagogy of Transcendence in Eco-Imagination
in African and Diasporan Literatures and Sustainability (AWP,
2014); Cultural Ambivalence and Hybridity: Negotiating the Victorian
Indigenous in Kossoh Town Boy in At the Crossroads: Readings of the
Postcolonial and the Global in African Literatures and Visual Art (AWP,
and Motifs: The Problematic of Interpretation in Lemuel Johnson’s
Highlife for Caliban” in A Critical Introducation to Sierra Leonean
Distinctions: Lily Fellows Summer Seminar
(Aquinas College, 2012), Towsley Scholar Award (Hope College, 2011).
Contact: Lubbers Hall 336