Dr. Natasha Azank is an Assistant Professor of English. She teaches courses in composition, world literature, the short story and novel, and American Literature. Her teaching and research interests include Latina/o literature from the 19th century to the present, Ethnic American Literature, modern and contemporary American literature, transnational literature and studies, as well as issues of migration and diaspora.
She received her Ph.D. from The University of Massachusetts Amherst; in her dissertation she examines how the work of four Puerto Rican poets demonstrates a poetics of resistance and enacts social justice. She has presented her work at The American Literature Association Conference and the MELUS conference. Her non-academic interests include swimming, hiking with her dog, skiing, and making pottery.
Languages, Literature, and Philosophy