Faculty & Staff

Dr. Alex Fabrizio

Title: Assistant Professor of English
Department: English, Modern Languages & Cultural Studies
Email: alexis.fabrizio@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4851
Dept. Phone: 985-448-4453
Office Location: Peltier Hall, 246G



PhD Columbia (2019), MPhil Columbia (2016), MA Columbia (2014), MFA Ohio State (2013), BA University of Florida (2010)


Noteworthy Publications:

“‘An Island, Which Was Home’: Jean Rhys’s and Elma Napier’s Anticolonial Caribbean Fiction.” Forthcoming in The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945.

“Digitally Mapping Caribbean London: Urban Strolls in the 1950s BBC Radio Archive.” Wasafiri, 37, no. 1 (2022): 58-71.

Review of V.S. Naipaul, Caribbean Writing, and Caribbean Thought. New West Indian Guide, 96, no. 1-2 (2022): 91-2.

Review of Machines for Living: Modernism and Domestic Life. Feminist Modernist Studies, 4, no. 3 (2021): 391-3.

“V. S. Naipaul and George Lamming at the BBC: Reconsidering the Windrush Generation’s Political Art.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, 52, no. 1 (2021): 153-79.

Awards and Grants:

Research Travel Grant, Modernist Studies Association


I enjoy cooking and in my free time can usually be found playing with and reading to my two young daughters.

Favorite Course to Teach:
British Literature and Postmodern Literature

Research Interests:
Currently completing a monograph titled In Between Places: Fictions of British Decolonization, which examines the role of place in twentieth-century Caribbean and African fiction. Another ongoing project maps the encounters of immigrants in 1950s London as described in BBC radio recordings.


ENGL 100: English Composition I: Intensive Writing
ENGL 100L: English Composition I: Intensive Writing Lab
ENGL 212: Children’s Literature
ENGL 216: Caribbean Literature
ENGL 316: Survey of British Literature II
ENGL 475: Literary Topics: Woolf & Joyce
ENGL 486: Postmodern Literature