Megan B. Simpson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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    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