Evelyn Cartright, DPA

Assistant Professor of English
Director of Africana Studies


  • DPA, Nova Southeastern University
  • MA, Stonybrook University of New York
  • BA, Stonybrook University of New York

Areas of Interest

English, American and Caribbean Literature, Gender and Cultural Studies, Ethnicity, and Ethics. Other research interests include ethics and the difficulties women encounter in management and leadership positions.


Dr. Cartright is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Africana Studies. She teaches classes in English Literature, Caribbean Literature, and African American Literature. One of her articles was published by the Center for Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Journal of Haitian Studies. Several of her poems were published in an anthology entitled “Brassage.” She is the author of “The Relationship between Ethics and Ethnicity: An Examination of Moral Cognizance and Moral Decision Making.” One of her essays “Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: Haitian Massacre of 1937” was published in the Encyclopedia of Race and Racism (MacMillan Reference USA 2013).

She participates in various cultural and literary activities in Broward County and has initiated several cultural and literary events in her community. She has served on the board of the Broward Multi-Ethnic Advisory Board to the Broward County Commissioners as Vice-Chair for three years and was appointed and re-appointed by the Governor of South Florida to serve on the Board of Directors of The Fund for Minority Teachers of South Florida.



An Anthology of Poems by Haitian Women

Race and Racism

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism “Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity: Haitian Massacre of 1937”