Senior Lecturer Spanish (Modern Languages)


UWI Scholar


Room 312, 3rd Floor East, School of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities and Education
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Phone: (868) 662-2002, Ext. 83027
E-mail: Nicole.Roberts@sta.uwi.edu


• Postgraduate Certificate Programme in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), University of British Columbia
• PhD in Hispanic Studies, University of Birmingham
• MA in Spanish and French, Florida State University
• BA (Honours) in French and Spanish, Queen's University

Research Interests

• Afro-Hispanic poetry
• Women studies
• Life writing and Race and ethnicity

Here is a recent interview. Listen to my interview with Cuban/American writer Achy Obejas on The Spaces Between Words – Conversations with Writers.

See an interview in DMLL Research Notes Vol 5 (September 2018).

See my Supervision of Postgraduate Theses here (MA Spanish, MPhil Spanish, PhD Spanish, MPhil and PhD Cultural Studies).

Current Courses



Recent Publications

• Roberts, Nicole, Armando García de la Torre and Mauricio Núñez Rodríguez, eds. Trinidad y Tobago / Cuba: Historia, Lengua y Literatura. Valencia: Aduana Vieja Press, 2018.

• Lalla, Barbara, Nicole Roberts, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw and Valerie Youssef, eds. Methods in Caribbean Research: Literature, Discourse, Culture. Kingston: UWI Press, 2013.

• Roberts, Nicole and Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, eds. Border Crossings: A Trilingual Anthology of Caribbean Women Writers. Kingston: UWI Press, 2011.

• Roberts, Nicole. Vultures, Vixens and Villains: Women Negotiating Identities in Hispanic Caribbean Short Narratives. In Journal of West Indian Literature: Where is Here? Remapping the Caribbean 18.2 (April 2010): 145-159.

• Roberts, Nicole. Main Themes in Twentieth Century Afro-Hispanic Poetry: A Literary Sociology. Wales: Edwin Mellen Press: 2009.