Megan B. Simpson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Coordinator, English Program
Hawthorn Building, 213

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.

African American literature

Multiethnic American literature

Contemporary American poetry

Experimental writing

Women writers

Literary criticism

Critical race theory

Gender studies