Megan B. Simpson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Office Phone
Office Location
Hawthorn Building, 213
0213 Hawthorn Building
Altoona, PA 16601
Biography

Megan Simpson received her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico. She has an M.A. in creative writing from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in literature/creative writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Dr. Simpson is the author of "Poetic Epistemologies: Gender and Knowing in Women's Language-Oriented Writing." Her teaching and research interests include African American literature, multiethnic literatures of the U.S., poetry, women writers, and literary theory.

Research Interests

African American literature

Multiethnic American literature

Contemporary American poetry

Experimental writing

Women writers

Literary criticism

Critical race theory

Gender studies