Monique Milia-Marie-Luce

Fulbright Scholar in Residence, French






Monique Milia-Marie-Luce is a winner of the 2022 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence scholarship. She is from Martinique, French West Indies. She has a PhD in History. She is Associate Professor of Contemporary History at the Université des Antilles (University of the French West Indies), Schoelcher campus, Martinique. She is a member of the research laboratory Aihp-Geode EA-927 (working on Caribbean Industrial Archeology, History, Heritage, Geography, Development, and Environment). She is also a fellow of the Institut Convergences Migrations (CI Migrations). She has taught undergraduate and graduate history courses on the Caribbean, the history of the European Union, the political history of France in the 19th century, international relations in the 20th century, history and comics. Her main research and publications focus on Caribbean migrations; the links between state/colony/department in the French West Indies from a socio-historical approach; the social trajectory of French West Indians writers. She is currently conducting research on the response to the crisis of domesticity in France and Canada in the first half of the 20th century, with a focus on the recruitment of French West Indian servants. Her work on the recruitment of Guadeloupean servants for Canada in 1910-1911 is part of the international project Three Centuries of Francophone Migration in North American 1640-1940 (TSMF) directed by Professor Yves Frenette (University of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada).



Ph.D. History, 2002 – Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris


Associate Professor, Université des Antilles, 2009-present

Affiliated Scholar with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, CIRESC research center, 2020-2022.

Research Interests
Caribbean migrations
Oral history
French West Indian writers