Kristin Pitt

  • Associate Professor, Global Studies (Comparative Literature Program)
  • Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003

Office Hours

Tuesdays, 10-noon, Curtin 787

Teaching Schedule

Course Num Title Meets
COMPLIT 208-201 Global Literature from the 17th Century to the Present: Travel and Migration No Meeting Pattern

Research Interests

  • Modern and contemporary narrative in the Americas
  • Discourses of the body
  • Women's and Gender studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx studies

Selected Publications

Pitt, Kristin E. Review of Body and Nation: The Global Realm of U.S. Body Politics in the Twentieth Century, eds. Emily S. Rosenberg and Shanon Fitzpatrick 51.1 Toronto, Ontario: Canadian Journal of History/Annales Canadiennes d'histoire. 2016: 179-181
Pitt, Kristin E. “Review of Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican National Imaginaries by Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández” Letras Femeninas 38.2. (2012): 274-276.
Pitt, Kristin E. Body, Nation, and Narrative in the Americas Palgrave Macmillan. 2010: 224
Pitt, Kristin E. “Disappearing Bodies: The Nation and the Individual in Jose de Alencar's Iracema” Latin American Literary Review 34.67 (2006): 130-149.