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An Expert on Caribbean, African and other postcolonial literatures

Belinda Edmondson teaches courses on Caribbean, African and other postcolonial literatures.  She is the author of Caribbean Middlebrow: Leisure Culture and the Middle Class (Cornell University Press 2009), Making Men (Duke University Press 1999) and the editor of Caribbean Romances: The Politics of Regional Representation (University of Virginia Press 1999).  Edmondson has also published several chapters and articles in publications including The Journal of Transnational American Studies, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Small Axe, Cultural Critique and Callaloo.  Her writings cover topics ranging from Caribbean literature, African diaspora cultural studies, and gender studies. Edmondson also serves on the editorial boards of the journals Anthurium and Signs.

Belinda Edmondson has been the recipient of a Mellon Fellowship, a Society for the Humanities Fellowship, a Schomburg Library Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend and a Ford Foundation Summer Fellowship, among others.

She has appointments in English, African & African-American Studies, the Graduate Program in American Studies, the Center for Migration and the Global City, and the Program in Women's and Gender Studies.