Ursula N. Embola
Originally from the Republic of Cameroon in West/Central Africa, Ursula N. Embola has been living in the United States since 1997. Ursula worked as a non-profit fundraiser for 17 years prior to becoming an academic. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Buea, a Master of Arts in Writing from Manhattanville College, and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in English from Drew University. Ursula currently teaches English and Writing at Mercy College and Westchester Community College. Her research interests include the connections between West African and African American women writers of the 20th Century.