- Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1993
- Master of Arts, Binghamton University SUNY, 1995
- Doctor of Philosophy, Binghamton University SUNY, 2000
She has several teaching and research interests, including International Black Literatures, Literatures of the African Diaspora, Black Women's Writing, Cross Cultural Theories, and Migration Studies. Much of her work is preoccupied with issues of migration and identity.
Ms. Gadsby's research has taken her to Barbados , the United Kingdom , Ghana , Senegal , Gambia , Guinea Bissau, and Grenada . At Oberlin she teaches courses in African American, African and Caribbean Literature.
Recent Publications and Awards
Ms. Gadsby's first book, Sucking Salt: Caribbean Women Writers, Migration, and Survival will be published in July 2006 by the University of Missouri Press.