Emily Zobel Marshall

Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature , Leeds Beckett University

Emily is an academic, author and poet. She is of Martinican and British heritage and has lived in Leeds for twenty years. She is a Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at Leeds Beckett University and her research specialisms are Caribbean cultural resistance, Caribbean literature and Caribbean carnival cultures. She has published widely in these fields and her books, Anansi’s Journey: A Story of Jamaican Cultural Resistance(UWI Press, 2012) and American Trickster: Trauma Tradition and Brer Rabbit (Rowman and Littlefield, 2019), focus on the role of the folkloric trickster in the cultures of the African Diaspora.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature , Leeds Beckett University

Education

  • 2017 
    Leeds Beckett University , PhD in Cultural Studies