Alison D. Ligon


Alison D. Ligon

HBCU Faculty Facilitator

AfroLatinidades Institute

Alison D. Ligon is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Morehouse College. Ligon’s most recent publications and current research activities focus on socio-political subtext found in historical fiction from the African Diaspora, primarily, the Anglophone Caribbean. She is especially partial to reading and writing about the bildungsroman in contemporary Caribbean fiction. Some of her most recent publications appear in refereed journals such as Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures, the Journal of Africana Composition and Rhetoric, the Journal of South Texas English Studies, and the Midwest Quarterly.

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