- Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1993
- Master of Arts, SUNY Binghamton, 1995
- Doctor of Philosophy, SUNY Binghamton, 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 is President of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars.
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 was published in July 2006 by the University of Missouri Press.