Dept. of Writing and Communication
- Ph.D. Sorbonne University
- M.A. Sorbonne University
Ginette Curry has a Ph.D. in Post-Colonial Literatures and M.A in International Relations from the Sorbonne University, Paris. She has taught a variety of undergraduate/graduate writing courses in the Department of Writing and Communication in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and also has an extensive experience developing and teaching new literature courses in African diaspora Women Studies and Mixed-Race Studies in literature.
Dr. Curry is the author of Awakening African Women: The Dynamics of Change published by Cambridge Scholars Press in 2004. Her second book publication is entitled “Toubab La!” Literary Representations of Mixed-Race Characters in the African Diaspora. In addition, she also published a play In Search of Maba that involved extensive research in West Africa. Her book chapters have appeared in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Cultures, The African American National Biography, and the Encyclopedia of African American Women Writers. She wrote book reviews and academic articles in major academic journals including African Studies Review (ASR), JENDA (A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies), Affilia (A Journal of Women and Social Work), West Africa Review (WAR) and The Journal of Pan African Studies. She has published in local newspapers such as The Miami Herald and The West Side Gazette as well. Dr. Curry presented at regional, national and international conferences and has participated in various local community events. She is a member of the League of Women Voters in Broward County.
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