Faculty Experts

Delali Kumavie

Assistant Professor English

Research Interests

I aim to cultivate the critical reading, writing, and thinking tools that allow my students to assess and intervene in the ongoing histories and struggles against systems of oppression, slavery, subjugation, and colonialism in our world. I believe that literary inquiry and study help students to understand the structures of domination and oppression, and their continuing presence in our lives today. As a result, I design my classrooms as a space to develop critical thinking, experiment with learning and writing, debate ideas, and discover ways of being in the world.


African and African Diasporic Literature, Critical Race Theory, Studies in Science and Technology