Literatures in English (with High Commendation)
The University of the West Indies, St Augustine
Dr Regis is an Assistant Professor of Caribbean Literature at Howard University. Prior to joining Howard, she earned her PhD with High Commendation from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine, where she taught for eight years. Her research interests include Caribbean poetics, Caribbean literary and theoretical history, Caribbean spectrality, haunting, counter-archival engagements, reparative writing, theories of embodiment and cultural memory. Dr Regis analyzes the growing corpus of literature on Caribbean spectrality in several scholarly journals including Caribbean Quarterly, The American Studies Journal (AMSJ), eTropic and The Journal of West Indian Literature. A single-authored monograph on A Caribbean Poetics of Spirit is forthcoming with the University of the West Indies Press.