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Kerry Fine

Ross-Blakley Hall 202AB
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Kerry Fine earned her doctorate in English from Texas Tech University. While at Tech, she participated in the Literature, Social Justice, and Environment Initiative in the Department of English. Her area of scholarship is 19th through 21st century American literature, film, and television. She is particularly interested in issues of race, gender, and place/environment. Her current project explores the cultural myths, tropes, and spaces deployed in the figuration of the American frontier and the U.S./Mexico borderlands. It specifically investigates both how monster narratives are deployed in the ongoing Othering of the non-Anglo American and how minority authors subvert the figure of the monster to reconfigure American identities and spaces in a postcolonial, postmodern moment. She has also researched and published in women's and gender studies, ecocriticism, and multicultural American literature.

Education

  • Ph.D. English Literature (American Literature, Multicultural American Literature, Theory and Ecocriticism), Texas Tech University. Dissertation: More Human Than Human: American Monsters. Supervised by Prof. Sara L. Spurgeon.
  • M.A. English Literature, University of Montana. Thesis: Community, Body, and Landscape: Construction of Place in Molly Glosss "The Dazzle of Day" and Ursula K. Le Guins "Always Coming Home." Supervised by Prof. David L. Moore.
  • B.A. English Creative Writing, University of Montana

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
LIA 194 Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ENG 218 Writing About Literature
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
ASU 140-SOS ProMod
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 105 Adv First-Year Composition
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 102 First-Year Composition