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Amy Washburn



Developmental English (ENG 92)
First-Year English (ENG 12/24)
Women and Literature (ENG 67)
Sexuality and Literature (ENG 82)
Creative Writing (ENG 56/57)
Women in the Social Sciences (HIS 66)
Women in American History (HIS 68)
Multi-Ethnic American Literature (ENGL 320 - Hunter)


2010 Ph.D., Women’s Studies, University of Maryland
2007 M.A., Women’s Studies, University of Maryland
2005 M.A., English, State University of New York at New Paltz

College Teaching

2011-Present Assistant Professor, Department of English, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY Co-Facilitator of the Women’s Studies Faculty Interest Group
2010-Present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of English, Hunter College, CUNY
2009-2011 Assistant Professor, English, Department of English, Union County College, Elizabeth
2007-2009 Adjunct Instructor, Department of English, Prince George’s Community College
2005-2009 Teaching Assistant, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland
2002-2005 Teaching Assistant, Department of English, SUNY New Paltz

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

2013 Crestview Tree Woman. Georgetown: Finishing Line Press. Poetry collection focusing on the politics of memory, sites of genealogical meaning, intersections of feminism and queerness, and philosophies of love and nature.

2012 Legacies: Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Nonfiction. Ed. Jan Zlotnik Schmidt and Lynne Crockett. Florence: Wadsworth. Teaching apparatus on class in women’s ethnic literature, including sections “Explorations of the Text,” “The Reading and Writing Connection,” and “Ideas for Writing,” for Daisy Hernández’s “My Father’s Hands” and “Liliana Hernández’s “Dinner Talk,” both of were previously published in Michelle Tea’s anthology, Without a Net: The Female Experience of Growing up Working-Class.

Events and/or Key Dates

Research Interests

Contemporary Multi-Ethnic American, Irish, Women’s, and Queer Literature
Contemporary Feminist, Critical Race, Postcolonial, and Queer Theory
Contemporary Social Movements in the United States and Ireland
Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Queer Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Creative Writing

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

2012 PSC-CUNY Research Award, Women’s Studies, City University of New York
2012 William Stewart Travel Award, City University of New York

Institutional Affiliations / Profession Societies

Personal Interests

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