Denia M Fraser

Denia M Fraser

Denia M Fraser

Assistant Professor

Denia Fraser, Ph.D. is a Term Assistant Professor in Humanities. She has a decade of experience as an educator and public scholar in Florida’s Gulf Coast. From 2014-2022, she supported local scholars and Tampa-Bay area businesses in grant writing support, editing and copy writing. Her research areas are Global Anglophone Literature, specifically, Literature of the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and U.S. and Literature of the Asian Diaspora.

Selected Publications

“Encountering the Colonial Mother Figure in Andrea Levy’s Small IslandJournal of Global Postcolonial Studies (April 2022) 

“Domestic Illusions: Manifesting Existential Uncertainty in Loida Maritza Pérez’s Geographies of HomeCiberletras 34. (July 2015)

“Dominican Immigration Literature: Loida M. Pérez’s Geographies of Home” The Culture Trip (2014)


Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2013

M.A.  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006

B.A.   Rutgers University, 2004