Professor of Romance Studies
- Ph.D., Harvard University 1994
- M.A., University of Paris (France) 1985
- B.A., Bowdoin College 1983
Kadish, D, Jenson, D, and Shapiro, TBN. Poetry of the Haitian Independence. Trans. N Shapiro. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015. (Edited Book)
Anderson, DJWW, and Keller, RE. Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties. Duke University Press, 2011.
Jenson, D. Beyond the Slave Narrative: Sex, Politics, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution. Liverpool University Press, 2011. (Monograph)
Jenson, D, Anderson, W, and Keller, RE. Globalizing the Unconscious. 2011.
Jenson, D, and Kadish, D. Sarah, An English Translation. MLA Editions, 2008.
Jenson, D, and Kadish, D. Sarah, The Original French Text. 2008. (Edited Book)
Jenson, D. Trauma and Its Representations: The Social Life of Mimesis in Post-Revolutionary France. Johns Hopkins UP, 2001.
Cixous, H. "Coming to Writing" and Other Essays by Hélène Cixous. Ed. D Jenson. Trans. D Jenson, S Cornell, A Liddle, and S Sellers. Harvard University Press, 1992. (Edited Book)
Jenson, D. "Toussaint Louverture, genio 'cimarrôn' y multimodial." Toussaint Louverture: repensar un icono. Ed. M Past and NM Léger. Santiago de Cuba: Casa del Caribe, 2015. 217-230. (Chapter)
Jenson, D, and Curtis, L. "The Haitian Revolution." The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Ed. P Mason. Gale, 2013. 277-284.
Jenson, D. "Surrealism and the Avant Garde Novel, and The Decadent Novel." The Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel. 2011.
Jenson, D. "Placing Haiti in Geopsychoanalytic Space: Toward a Postcolonial Concept of Traumatic Mimesis." Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Trauma, and Sovereignty. 2011.
Jenson, D. "The Writing of Disaster in Haiti: Signifying Cataclysm from Slave Revolution to Earth Quake." Haiti Rising. Ed. M Munro. Liverpool University Press, 2010. 103-112.
Jenson, D. "Francophone World Literature (Littérature-monde) Cosmopolitanism, and Decadence: ‘Citizen of the World’ without the Citizen?." Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Littérature-monde. Ed. A Hargreaves. Liverpool University Press, 2010. 15-35.
Jenson, D. "Francophone World Literature (Littérature-monde), Cosmopolitanism and Decadence: 'Citizen of the World' without the Citizen?." Transnational French studies : postcolonialism and littérature-monde. Ed. A Hargreaves, C Forsdick, and D Murphy. Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2010. 15-35. (Chapter)
Jenson, D. "Mirror Revolutions: Ourika and Saint-Domingue." "Approaches to Teaching Claire de Duras’s ‘Ourika,’” ed. Mary Ellen Birkett and Christopher Rivers (New York: Modern Language Editions, 2009) pp.45-50. 2009.
Miller, DJWCL. "Historical Timeline." Approaches to Teaching Claire de Duras’s ‘Ourika,’” ed. Mary Ellen Birkett and Christopher Rivers (New York: Modern Language Editions, MLA Editions, 2009) pp.12-17. 2009.
Jenson, D. "Toussaint Louverture, Spin Doctor? Launching the Haitian Revolution in the French Media." Tree of Liberty: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World. University of Virginia Press, 2008. 41-62.
Jenson, D. "Neuroscience and the Poetics of the Haitian Declaration of Independence." Ed. J Gaffield. (2014). (Academic Article)
"Sources and interpretations jean-jacques dessalines and the African character of the haitian revolution." William and Mary Quarterly 69.3 (July 1, 2012): 615-638. (Review) Full Text
"Introduction: Caribbean Entanglements in Times of Crises." The Global South 6.1 (2012): 1-1. Full Text Open Access Copy
Jenson, D, and Dubois, L. "Humanities in the Lab: Rethinking Haitian Studies." Diversity and Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures 15 (2012).
Jenson, D. "States of Ghetto, Ghettos of States: Haiti and the ‘Era de Francia’ in the Dominican Republic, 1804-1808." The Global South 106 (2012): 156-71. Open Access Copy
Jenson, . "Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon, by Kamaia L. Glover." Research in African Literatures 43.3 (2012): 135-135. Full Text Open Access Copy
Deborah Jenson, . "Jean-Jacques Dessalines and the African Character of the Haitian Revolution." The William and Mary Quarterly 69.3 (2012): 615-615. Full Text Open Access Copy
"Kidnapped Narratives: Mobility without Autonomy and the Nation/Novel Analogy." (November 25, 2011): 369-386. (Chapter) Full Text Open Access Copy
Jenson, D, and Szabo, V. "Cholera in Haiti and Other Caribbean Regions, 19th Century." Emerging Infectious Diseases 17.11 (November 1, 2011): 2130-2135. (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy
Jenson, D, Szabo, V, and Duke FHI Haiti Humanities Laboratory Student Research Team, . "Cholera in Haiti and other Caribbean regions, 19th century." Emerging Infectious Diseases 17.11 (November 2011): 2130-2135. Full Text Open Access Copy
Szabo, V, Jenson, D, Cloninger, E, Corbett, P, Hoyle, M, Ivker, J, Jernigan, E, Mitril, S, Neville, A, Patel, D, Duke University Haiti Laboratory, and John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute, . "19th-Century Caribbean Cholera Timemap." (2011).
Jenson, D, and Dubois, L. "Haiti Can Be Rich Again." New York Times (January 8, 2012). (Scholarly Commentary)
Jenson, D. "From the kidnapping(s) of the Louvertures to the alleged kidnapping of aristide: Legacies of slavery in the post/colonial world." Yale French Studies 107 (December 1, 2005): 162-186.
Jenson, D. "The Haiti Issue." Yale French Studies 107 (2005).
Co-Organizer (with Michaeline Crichlow (Duke, Sociology and AAAS, Patricia Northover (UWI, SALISES), Matthew Smith (UWI, History, Faculty of the Human : States of Freedom, Freedom of States. June 1, 2010