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Dr Regis

Hannah Regis, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • English
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Assistant Professor
    English, Assistant Professors


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 QuarterlyThe American Studies Journal (AMSJ)eTropic and The Journal of West Indian Literature. She is the author of A Caribbean Poetics of Spirit (The University of the West Indies Press, 2024).

Education & Expertise



Literatures in English (with High Commendation)
The University of the West Indies, St Augustine


Postcolonial Pedagogy and Decolonial Praxis; Indigenous Studies; Africana Studies; The Blue and Environmental Humanities; Representations of Violence and Trauma Studies; Hauntology; Mythology and Syncretism; Cultural Memory; Caribbean Literature