Marika Preziuso is Assistant Professor in the Department of Liberal Arts at MassArt. Marika holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the Caribbean Diaspora, and an MA in Gender, Society and Culture, both at the University of London, UK. She teaches courses on diasporic and transnational literature, Latin@ and Caribbean literature, and women’s literature in comparative perspective. In 2014 Marika co-edited the collection of essays Migrant Identities of Creole Cosmopolitans, published by Peter Lang. Her article “A Subtlety by Kara Walker: Creating Vulnerable Art” is forthcoming in the Journal of International Women Studies.