2023 Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows
Baba Badji is a Senegalese/American poet, translator, and a comparatist whose multi-dimensional research studies Transnational Black Cultures, Critical Translation, and Poetry. Dr. Badji obtained his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis. His work pursues an interdisciplinary analysis of Négritude that allows for a recognizing of the differences of people, cultures, and the systems of colonization within Africa and beyond.
Eun-Jin Keish Kim studies im/migration, diaspora, and feminist (dis)abilities focusing on queer and undocumented im/migration. She approaches history and literature through a transnational and multidisciplinary lens. Her work emphasizes social justice, women of color feminism, and undocuqueer episteme.
Marisol Marroquín is a social worker with extensive clinical practice and research experience, which overall aims to improve health and mental health equity for historically marginalized communities, in particular for communities that are Latinx and autistic. Dr. Marroquín uses innovative strategies to collaborate with and highlight the voices of the Latinx and neurodiverse communities.