Interim head of English Clare Costley King’oo outlines the Department’s accomplishments over the past two years, including a redesigned undergraduate plan of study, major awards, new scholarly and creative work, and two new classes of alumni.
By day, I work in higher ed social media, sharing stories that depict campus life. By night, I’m a young adult author and writer whose work has been published in the Hartford Courant and Latina Magazine.
I am an Assistant Professor in Residence of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UConn. My work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for the Best of the Net Anthology.
I am currently in a post-Baccalaureate apprenticeship program, through which I am teaching middle school Spanish and obtaining my teaching license in Massachusetts.
Writing her latest novel “Dear Ann,” Mason says she thought often about UConn, about the beauty of campus in the fall and about meeting her husband near Diana’s Pool.
Since graduating from UConn in 2017, I’ve worked on clinical research trials at Boston Children’s and Mass General. Being in close contact with patients and families in their most vulnerable moments has been emotionally difficult, yet extremely rewarding.
I am a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge researching children’s literature and media, fairy tales and folklore, fantasy, adaptation, national myth-making, and deep stories.
On Friday Nov. 20, the Aetna Chair of Writing supported, along with others, a Social Justice Write-In with Kiedra Taylor and Darby Lacey (English Graduate Student Association co-chairs on the Diversity subcommittee) serving as the event hosts.
St. Martin’s, 2016
University Press of New England, 2013