My research interests include diaspora formation, and the construction of racial and ethnic identities in the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
I am also interested in the visual arts of the African diaspora.
- African Diaspora History, Caribbean History, and Visual Culture
- "Haiti, everything you want it to be: the creation of cultural authenticities, 1940-1970"
Working Dissertation Title:
- "Diaspora as Detour: Haitian émigrés during the Duvalier years, 1950s-1980s"
- BA: Université François Rabelais
- MA: Université François Rabelais
- MA: UW Madison
- Campus-wide Teaching Assistant Award for Innovation in Teaching
- Tom W. Shick Award, for Excellence in the Study of African-American History
- Society for Caribbean Studies
- Caribbean Studies Association
Courses Taught as TA:
- Introduction to African Art
- Introduction to African American Art
- Black Music and American Cultural History
- American History to the Civil War Era
- American History post 1865
- History of the Caribbean and its diaspora
Courses Taught as Instructor:
- Introduction to Afro-American Art
- Artistic and Cultural Images of Black Women