Amy Riddle

Position Title
Alumni - D.E. in African Studies


Amy Riddle is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature, pursuing designated emphases in Critical Theory and African American and African Studies. Her research interests include modern and contemporary African, Caribbean and Middle Eastern literature, poetry and film. She is currently working on her dissertation which examines nature as a referent for social processes and the depiction of informal economies in literature from the Global South, including the works of Abdelrahman Munif, Helon Habila, Basma Abdel Aziz, Nnedi Okorafor, Flora Nwapa and Ibrahim Abdel Meguid.  

PhD, (2020) Comparative Literature, DE in African and African American Studies, UC Davis