Profile: Belinda Edmondson


Center for Migration and the Global City, Department of African American and African Studies, Department of English, Graduate Program in American Studies, Program in Women's and Gender Studies

Belinda Edmondson is a Professor in the Departments of English and African-American & African Studies, an affiliate member of both American Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies.

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). She has also published several chapters and articles  on Caribbean literature, African diaspora cultural studies, and gender studies, in venues such as The Journal of Transnational American Studies, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Small Axe, Cultural Critique and Callaloo. Professor Edmondson serves on the editorial boards of the journals Anthurium and Signs. She has been the recipient of a Mellon Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Stipend, a Society for the Humanities Fellowship, and a Ford Foundation Summer Fellowship, among others.