Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 2019

Master of Arts in English, University of Massachusetts Amherst, May 2012

Bachelor of Arts in English & Film and Screen Studies, Pace University (NYC), May 2007

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Other Publications

Migritude’s Decolonial Lessons.” Eastern African Literature and Cultural Studies for special issue, Indian Ocean Trajectories. Eds Ewan Mwangi and Tina Steiner. (invited; July 2018)


Co-translated into Urdu with Fauzia and Syed Qadir. “The Upright Revolution: Or Why Humans Walk Upright” by Ngugi wa Thiong’o. Jalada Translation Issue 01. Web. 18 Oct 2017.


Contributing Author, GradHacker (Inside Higher Ed). Web.

Blog Posts

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    Modern Language Association 2020 (Seattle, WA)

    • Chair, “Global Black Studies: a Roundtable”

    • Roundtable Participant, “Graduate Student Mentoring”


    Modern Language Association (2012 – present)

    American Studies Association (2012 – present)

    Postcolonial Studies Association (2013 – present)

    Critical Ethnic Studies Association (2013 – present)

    Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (2016 – present)

    African Literature Association (2017 – present)

    National Women’s Studies Association (2018 – present)

    South Asian Literary Association (2018 – present)


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