Myriam Moïse is an Associate Professor of English and Gender Studies at Université des Antilles (Martinique), a permanent Researcher at the Caribbean Social Sciences Research Unit (LC2S/CNRS-UMR 8053) and a 2019-2020 Fulbright Research Fellow. In 2018, she was appointed Secretary-General of UNIVERSITIES CARIBBEAN, the organization of Caribbean Universities and Research Institutes (formerly UNICA).
Myriam Moïse holds a Doctorate in Anglophone Studies from Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, and a PhD in Literatures in English from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. Her research fields include Postcolonial Studies, Gender Studies and Discourse Analysis, with a special focus on the literary and artistic productions by women of African Caribbean descent. She has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals (Commonwealth Essays&Studies, PoCo Pages, Vertigo, Wagadu) and book chapters in edited collections, namely in Diasporic Women’s Writing of the Black Atlantic: (En)Gendering Literature and Performance (Routledge 2014), Ville et Environnement: Regards Croisés sur le monde postcolonial (Michel Houdiard 2014) and Anthology Vodou I Remember (Lexington Books 2016).
Dr Moïse is very committed to developing research and educational projects in the Caribbean region: She was recently elected an Executive member of the Caribbean Studies Association and has been working as a French advisor for the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) since 2018. She is currently engaged in various research activities including the coordination of a European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program “Connected Worlds: The Caribbean, Origin of Modern World” under the Marie Skłodowska Curiegrant agreement, which aims to strengthen cross-sector and cross-border international collaboration (CONNECCARIBBEAN-823846).