Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
- Ph.D. 1995 (Comparative Literature/Spanish and Portuguese), Columbia University; M.A. 1987 (Latin American Studies, Philosophy, German Literature), Freie Universität Berlin
Modern Language Association, Latin American Studies Association, Caribbean Philosophical Association
Areas of Research/Interest: Caribbean literature and culture; Spanish American Independence; the Haitian Revolution; culture and politics in the nineteenth century; the history of political thought.
Select Publications:Modernity Disavowed: Haiti and the Cultures of Slavery in the Age of Revolution (Forthcoming Duke University Press 2004)
Cirilo Villaverde, Cecilia Valdés or El Angel Hill. Trans. Helen Lane. Introduction and notes. Oxford University Press (forthcoming Oxford UP).