Dr. Besi Brillian Muhonja


Dr. Besi Brillian Muhonja is a Professor of English, Africana Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and African Literatures & Cultures at JMU. She is the co-coordinator of JMU's program in Africana Studies (AAAD). Her research, publication and teaching areas of interest include critical African studies; Africana, transnational and subaltern feminisms; queer African studies; motherhood studies; indigenous and contemporary African literatures and cultures; and decolonial knowledges. Her scholarship, extensively published in peer reviewed journals and books, seeks to define new critical approaches for conceptualizing and theorizing the lived experiences of Africana women. 

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