Department of English

Janelle Rodriques

Janelle Rodriques Assistant Professor
9090 Haley Center
(334) 844-9078

Office Hours

  • Monday By Appointment via Virtual
  • Tuesday By Appointment via Virtual
  • Wednesday By Appointment via Virtual
  • Thursday By Appointment via Virtual
  • Friday By Appointment via Virtual


Dr. Janelle Rodriques comes to Auburn from Universität Bremen, Germany, where she was a postdoctoral researcher in postcolonial literary and cultural studies. She holds a PhD in English from Newcastle University, UK, where she wrote her dissertation on representations of Obeah in Anglophone West Indian fiction. Her first monograph, as a result of this research, is forthcoming with Routledge. Dr. Rodriques’ research interests include Afrosyncretic religious praxis, race and representation, and the theorisation of Caribbean and Black Atlantic futurity. She welcomes dissertation topics in contemporary black women’s writing and Caribbean literature. 

Research and Teaching Interests

Comparative/World/Postcolonial Literature, West Indian Literature

Last Updated: February 09, 2021