Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and History and Literature, Harvard University.
Research Interests: Contemporary US Latino/a literature and cultures; Caribbean literature and cultures; performance studies; race and ethnicity; transnational feminism; migration; human rights; and Dominican and Dominican diaspora studies.
Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018). Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures; Director, African Language Program, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: The story of Swahili; linguistic human rights; language in psychiatry; and how people learn languages.
Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Afro-Latin American Studies. Ira Jewell Williams, Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures; Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies; Director, Cultural Agents Initiative, Harvard University.
Research interests: Nineteenth-century narrative in Latin American women's literature; ethnic literature; bilingual aesthetics; intersection between culture and ecology; and the rights and resources that the arts and the humanities contribute to developing societies.