Jennifer Boum Make
Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Jennifer Boum Make is primarily a literary and visual studies scholar and Assistant Professor in the Department of French & Francophone Studies at Georgetown University. She received her Ph.D. in 2019 from the University of Pittsburgh.
Her research is focused on the French Caribbean, the legacy of colonialism and the French Atlantic slave trade, and care studies. She is currently developing a monograph entitled, Decolonial Care: Reimagining Caregiving from the French Caribbean. This project is a comprehensive exploration of the relationship between the legacies of colonialism and the dynamics of caregiving that have emerged from the French Caribbean.
Jennifer Boum Make is also an active member of the collective Kwazman Vwa, founded in the spring of 2021 and which offers series of monthly online conversations (during the academic year) with contemporary Caribbean writers.