Rhonda Sharrah

Published: October 21, 2019

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Rhonda Sharrah is a Ph.D. student in the Department of English at UCLA studying book history, translation, and the transnational book trade in the early modern period. Her other research interests include travel literature, romances, and networks of intercultural exchange in the medieval and early modern Mediterranean.

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Hongyin Tao

Published: September 17, 2019

Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures Hongyin Tao is Professor of Chinese language and linguistics and applied linguistics in the Asian Languages and Cultures Department. His areas of expertise include Chinese linguistics, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, and applied linguistics.

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Junko Yamazaki

Published: September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures Junko Yamazaki joined the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA in 2017 after receiving her PhD in the joint degree program in Cinema and Media Studies and East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago in 2016. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the…

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Mary Copeland

Published: September 17, 2019

Lecturer, Humanities, Los Angeles Harbor College Mary Copeland teaches Humanities at Los Angeles Harbor College, where she is in the final year of the tenure process. Ms. Copeland is currently working on a textbook for her film classes, which is expected to be e-published for Summer, 2020. Ms. Copeland received her BA at UCLA in History, summa cum laude; her MA…

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Daniel Snelson

Published: September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor, English Danny Snelson is a writer, editor, and archivist working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at UCLA. His online editorial work can be found on PennSound, Eclipse, UbuWeb, and the EPC. His books include Apocalypse Reliquary: 1984-2000 (Monoskop, 2018), Radios (Make Now, 2016), EXE TXT (Gauss PDF, 2015), Epic Lyric Poem (Troll Thread, 2014), and Inventory Arousal with James Hoff (Bedford Press/Architectural Association, 2011). He is currently…

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Elizabeth DeLoughrey

Published: September 17, 2019

Professor, English Elizabeth DeLoughrey is a Professor in English and at the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is co-editor of Caribbean Literature and the Environment (U of Virginia Press, 2005), Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches (Routledge, 2015). She is the author…

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Kinda Al Rifae

Published: September 17, 2019

Lecturer, Linguistics   I hold an M.A in Linguistics from Damascus University, M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from CSU East Bay, and a PhD in Applied Linguistics from UCLA. Currently I teach as a lecturer in the Linguistics Department at UCLA where I teach courses in linguistics and applied linguistics. My research interests include first…

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Michael Cohen

Published: September 17, 2019

Associate Professor, English Michael C. Cohen is associate professor of English at UCLA. He specializes in nineteenth-century American literature, poetry and poetics, and the history of reading and education, and is the author of The Social Lives of Poems in Nineteenth-Century America (2015), and the co-editor of The Poetry of Charles Brockden Brown (2019). He…

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James McKeever

Published: September 17, 2019

Professor, Sociology, Los Angeles Pierce College James received his bachelor degree from California State University Los Angeles where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and his PhD from the University of Southern California. James is a former American Sociological Association and National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Fellow as part of the Minority Fellowship Program.  His…

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Andrew Martinez

Published: September 17, 2019

Lecturer, Writing Programs Andrew Martínez, a scholar and artist, received his PhD in Culture and Performance from UCLA and his BS in journalism from San José State University. His research areas include dance studies, performance studies, social theory, Latin American studies, prison theatre, ethnography, and phenomenology. His current book project, Bodies in Revolution: a national…

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