Hollis France, PhD

Dr. France was born in Guyana, South America and currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Political Science at the College of Charleston.

Her ongoing research focuses on diverse and social economies as alternative development models, the intersections of gender and political economy, Indigenous epistemologies in the Anglophone Caribbean, and Indigenous political mobilization and development discourses.

In the wider Charleston community, she is a member of the worker-owned Transformative Teaching Collective (TTC) which centers social justice praxis, a current board member of the South Carolina affiliate American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and the Vice-Chair of the board of the Charleston Council for International Visitors (CCIV).

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