Regis M. Fox

Regis M. Fox, photo courtesy of Florida Atlantic University
Regis M. Fox, photo courtesy Florida Atlantic University

Regis M. Fox, associate professor of English at Florida Atlantic University, earned a doctorate degree in English from the University of California, Riverside. Her primary research interests include nineteenth-century American Literatures, feminist theory, and African-American literary and cultural studies.

She has been published in Women’s Studies and Journal of American Studies, as well as in edited collections such as Elizabeth Keckley Reader: A Determined Life;  Afro-Caribbean Women’s Writing and Early American Literature; Trauma, Tresses, and Truth: Untangling Our Hair Through Personal Narratives, and the Routledge Companion to Intersectionalities.

She released her first book, Resistance Reimagined: Black Women’s Critical Thought as Survival, in December 2017. Her current project, Black Place in Florida (co-edited with Sika Dagbovie-Mullins), is an anthology exploring how Black Floridians, with origins from across the diaspora, claim space or take up place in the state.


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Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival by Regis M. Fox

Resistance Reimagined: Black Women’s Critical Thought as Survival (2017)

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About Regis M. Fox

Video: Fox on a panel talk about the Black female body