Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., Queen's University
B.A. (Honors), University of Calgary
Nancy Kang is an assistant professor in the School of Communications Design at the University of Baltimore, teaching multicultural and diaspora literatures. She came to UB from a visiting position in world literatures at Clarkson University in northern New York; prior to that, she taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She served as postdoctoral faculty fellow in the Interdisciplinary Humanities at Syracuse University (2007-11), where she was affiliated with the Native American Studies program, the Asian/Asian American Studies interdisciplinary minor and the Department of English.
Her publications include current or forthcoming articles in Canadian Literature, Women's Studies, Latino Studies, African American Review, Callaloo, Essays on Canadian Writing and various chapters in edited collections. She is co-editing a book on Ridley Scott, director of such films as Thelma & Louise, Alien and Blade Runner. She completed a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute in contemporary African-American literature at Penn State in 2012 and is working on a study of Dominican-American poet Rhina Espaillat.