Kate Wright

English - Literature and Cultural Theory

Literature and Cultural Theory, PhD

Achieved Degrees

  • M.A. English Literature, Boise State University, 2020
  • B.A. English Literature, California State University-San Bernardino, 2018

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Gothic Literature
  • Horror Literature and Film
  • Non-Human Studies
  • Food Studies
  • Women Writers
  • Environmental Humanities
  • Literary Pedagogy
  • New Materialism
  • Critical Theory

Courses Taught

  • ENGL101: Introduction to College Writing and Reading
  • ENGL102: Introduction to College Writing
  • ENGL215: Introduction to English Studies
  • ENGL243: Introduction to Literature by Women

Academic Awards

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, UWM
  • Chancellor’s Graduate Student Scholarship Award
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Boise State University
  • CSUSB Graduate Honors: Cum Laude
  • CSUSB English Department Honors
  • CSUSB Dean's List

Conference Presentations

  • “Misappropriated Animal Natures,” University of St. Thomas Graduate Art History, Museum Studies, and English Conference – Emotions: A Response to Our Environment, 2022.
  • “An Identity With Teeth?: Misappropriated Animals in Angela Carter’s Nights at the Circus,” University Massachusetts Amherst EGO Conference - Climate, Culture, Capital: Conversations and Conflicts, 2020.