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About Shona N. Jackson

Shona N. Jackson is Associate Professor of English Language and Literatures at Wright State University. In 2005, she received her Ph.D. from the interdisciplinary Program in Modern Thought & Literature at Stanford University. She was founding co-editor of the book series in Caribbean Studies at University Press of Mississippi, and is a member of the editorial boards of Voces del Caribe, Praxis, Wadabagei, an advisory and contributing editor for Callaloo, and more recently a member of the Editorial Review Board of Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, & Society. Her publications include an invited contribution to The Oxford Handbook of Indigenous American Literature (2014), a co-edited section of Callaloo on “Postcoloniality and Blackness” (2014) and, among others, essays in Small AxeCaribbean Quarterly, and the collection Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture. Her book, Creole Indigeneity: Between Myth and Nation in the Caribbean (Minnesota 2012) was the object of a stand-alone panel on its contributions to the field of Indigenous Studies, at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association’s (NAISA) annual meeting in May 2014. She is currently at work on a second book titled Marxism, History, and Indigenous Sovereignty in the Caribbean. Jackson teaches and researches in the fields of Caribbean Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Africana/Black Diaspora Studies, and Indigenous Studies.


2015 Associate Professor, Wright State University English Language and Literatures

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