Faculty Biography

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of English
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Email: KSenquiz@clarku.edu

Kourtney Senquiz, Visiting Assistant Professor,Ph.D. from the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a M.A. and B.A. in Afro-American Studies from the same department. She received a M.A.T. at Elms College and studied at The University of Ghana, Legon.

Professor Senquiz’s research specialization is in African American literature, culture, and intellectual history. Her dissertation focuses on literary representations of the African American Gothic Double in the work of African American writers of the 19thand 20thcentury.

While in Ghana, Professor Senquiz helped launch Madamfo; a program that encourages international students to volunteer their time to tutor and raise educational funds for the children of Medina in exchange for university credits. Professor Senquiz also taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Holyoke Community College, and serves as Program Supervisor for Springfield College.