Kristin Adele Okoli

Assistant Professor, French

kokoli@uca.edu

Irby 415

(501) 450-5097

Educational Background
Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.A. in African American Studies and French, Yale University

B.A. in French, English, and Art History with minors in Italian Studies and History (summa cum laude), Tulane University

Specialty Fields

Francophone and Creolophone Caribbean Studies
Transnational African American Studies
Haitian art and literature
Louisianan literature
Nineteenth-century French literature and culture
Fashion and visual culture
Popular music and performance
Research Interests
Discourses of race, gender, and desire
Nationalisms and cultural geopolitics
Current focus
Representations of Beautiful Creoles
Franco-Creole Poetry of Louisiana
Stella Jean