Carine M. Mardorossian

Carine M. Mardorossian.

Carine M. Mardorossian

Carine M. Mardorossian


Postcolonial and Caribbean studies; Environmental Humanities; Medical Humanities; Creative Nonfiction; Feminist Theory.

Works in Progress

  • The Creolized Ecologies of Caribbean Studies
  • The Caregivers: At Home with Medicine, with Christopher Kerr, MD (creative nonfiction)

Selected Publications


Edited Book

      With Simona Wright, Transnational Spaces: Celebrating Fifty Years of Literary and Cultural Intersections at NeMLA. Vernon Press, 2023.

Co-Authored Book

Death is but a Dream: Hope and Meaning at Life’s End (narrative nonfiction) with Christopher Kerr, Penguin-Random House, 2020 (with documentary on NPR World).

Single-Authored Books

Framing the Rape Victim: Gender and Agency Reconsidered, Rutgers University Press, June 2014. Winner of The Authors’ Zone Award, 2016.

Reclaiming Difference: Caribbean Women Rewrite Postcolonialism. Charlottesville, VA: U of Virginia Press (New World Series), August 2005.


“Introduction.” Transnational Spaces: Intersections of Cultures, Languages, and People. Eds. Carine Mardorossian and Simona Wright. Vernon Press, 2023. xiii-xviii.

“Why all Rape is Interracial? Wide Sargasso Sea and the Possibility of Feminist Solidarity.” #Metoo and Modernism, edited by Robin Field and Jerrica Jordan, Clemson University Press, February 2023. 179-196.

“Caryl Phillips’s Radio Plays and Documentaries.” Eds. Delphine Munot and Evelyn O’Callaghan. Rodopi, 2023.

“Creolizing Science in Mayra Montero’s Palm of Darkness.” Chronotropics: Caribbean Women Writing Spacetime, eds. Odile Ferly and Tegan Zimmerman. Routledge, 2023.

“‘Aha!’: Edwidge Danticat and Creolization.” The Bloomsbury Companion to Edwidge Danticat. Eds. Jana Evans Braziel and Nadège Clitandre. Bloomsbury Collections, 2021. 365-374.

“Introduction.” Global Identity: A Cartographic Journey of Race, Power, and Gender. Eds. Sameer Afzal and Syrrina Haque. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021. x-xiii.

“As death approaches…” The Conversation 1 March 2021

“#metoo in Wide Sargasso Sea.” Wide Sargasso Sea at 50.” Eds. Erica L. Johnson and Elaine Savory. New York: Palgrave, MacMillan, 2020. 143-160.

“From Media Literacy to Media Archaeology” MAST: The Journal of Media, Art, Study, and Theory 1.1 (April 2020): 44-50.