Shouhei Tanaka

Published: November 4, 2021

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Shouhei Tanaka is a Ph.D. candidate in the English Department, currently working on a dissertation on contemporary American literature, culture, and energy. He is a graduate student coordinator for UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) and an affiliate of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES).

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Tara Prescott-Johnson

Published: October 6, 2019

Lecturer, Writing Programs, UCLA Dr. Tara Prescott-Johnson is a Lecturer in Writing Programs and Faculty in Residence at UCLA. She incorporates Service Learning and Community Engagement in English Composition 3 and Fiat Lux courses.

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David Kim

Published: October 6, 2019

Associate Professor, Germanic Languages, UCLA  Professor Kim’s scholarly interests range from the age of Enlightenment to the present day with an emphasis on postcolonial and translation studies, digital humanities, human rights, political and cultural theories, and intersectional narratives of citizenship, solidarity and animality. He is the author of Cosmopolitan Parables (Northwestern University Press, 2017) and other publications include,…

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Mia McIver

Published: October 6, 2019

Lecturer, Writing Programs, UCLA Mia L. McIver has taught writing and literature at UCLA since 2014.  Before coming to UCLA, she taught in the English departments at Loyola Marymount University, UC Irvine, and Boston University.  She currently serves as President of UC-AFT, the union of non-tenure-track faculty at the University of California.

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Megan Stephan

Published: October 6, 2019

Lecturer, English, UCLA Megan Stephan is a lecturer in the Department of English and serves as its Faculty Coordinator for Writing in the English Majors & the Professional Writing Minor. She teaches a broad range of courses on 19th-century literatures, with particular concentration on gender and authorship, including courses on the 19th-century novel, 19th-century critical…

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Simos Zenios

Published: October 6, 2019

Lecturer, Classics, UCLA Simos Zenios (PhD in Comparative Literature; Harvard University, 2018) holds the position of Lecturer in Modern Greek Studies at the Department of Classics at UCLA. His research focuses on the representation of power and violence in the literature and thought of the Romantic period. His classes cover, among others, topics such as…

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Daniel Barlow

Published: October 6, 2019

Assistant Professor, English, Saddleback College  Daniel Barlow has a PhD in English from the University of Pittsburgh and now teaches at Saddleback College. He specializes in pedagogy, narratology, critical theory (music, race, gender), and African American literature, music, and cultural history. He has published on these topics and others in College Composition and Communication, MELUS, the Society for Ethnomusicology Student News, The Southern Literary Journal, and Narrative.

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Stephanie Arms-Gradington

Published: October 6, 2019

Assistant Professor, English, Los Angeles Southwest College Professor Stephanie Arms-Gradington is an Assistant Professor of English at Los Angeles Southwest College. A Compton native, Stephanie was first enticed to teach literature after being introduced to such authors as Zora Neale Hurston and William Faulkner in her 7th grade English class.  Arms-Gradington attended Clark Atlanta University…

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Sung-Ock Sohn

Published: October 6, 2019

Professor, Language Program Coordinator (Korean) As coordinator of the Korean language program at UCLA, she oversees one of the largest Korean programs in N. America, and supervises undergraduate, as well as graduate students majoring in Korean linguistics. Her research area includes discourse-functional linguistics, grammaticalization and second language acquisition among others. She is the author/co-author of…

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Gregory Toy

Published: September 16, 2019

Graduate Student, English Gregory Toy is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at UCLA.  His dissertation, Sites, Settings, and Strata: Asian American Literature and the Built Environment, investigates the role of infrastructure in shaping the way in which Asian immigrants have engaged with the built environment.  His research interests include Asian American literature and culture, environmental humanities, and…

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