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Katie Owens-Murphy, Ph.D.

256.765.4893

UNA Box 5050

110 Willingham Hall

Assistant Professor, English

Email: kowensmurphy@una.edu

Research & Teaching fields:

American literature, theories of lyric and narrative, prison literature

Institution Degree Year
The Pennsylvania State University Ph.D. 2013
The Pennsylvania State University M.A. 2009
The State University of New York at Geneseo B.A. 2007

Book:

  • Lyrical Strategies: The Poetics of the Twentieth-Century American Novel, under contract with Northwestern University Press

Courses taught:

  • American Literature through Walt Whitman
  • American Literature Walt Whitman to the present
  • Civil War Literature
  • Poetry at the Margins
  • Literary Criticism
  • Prison Literature in the U.S.