2015, Ph.D. in English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
(Supervisor: A. Heble; Committee: C. Bold, C. Foster)

Phd Thesis:
Soundin’ Canaan: Music, Resistance, and Citizenship in African Canadian Poetry

Primary Area Qualification: Canadian/ African Canadian Literature

Secondary Area Qualification: American/ African American Literature

April 2010, M.A. in English, First Class Standing
University of British Columbia. (Supervisor: K. McNeilly; Committee: L. Moss, C. Lee)

Master’s Thesis:
Voice in Text: Translating Orality in Robert Bringhurst’s A Story as Sharp as a Knife, Harry Robinson’s Write it on Your Heart, and War Party’s The Reign.”

April 2008, B.A. in English, First Class Standing (2008)
University of British Columbia

April 2004, Associate of Arts Degree (English)
Camosun College


Ph.D. Professor. Writer. Musician. A space for riffings on film, literature, and music.

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