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Wendy Elizabeth Grant

Ph.D. in African American Studies, with a primary field in English

Class of 2009

Wendy E. Grant received her B.A and M.Phil degrees in French and French Caribbean Literature respectively from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. She was also awarded the A.M degree in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard University in 2006. Wendy's research interests include Caribbean migrant narratives, the literary portrayal of parent-child relationships, and the formation of West Indian immigrant communities in the United States, Canada, France, and the United Kingdom. Wendy's dissertation is on the representation of intergenerational relationships in novels written by Lakshmi Persaud, Merle Collins, Edwidge Danticat, and Paule Marshall.

Email: wegrant@att.net