Category: Staff

Kathleen Donegan

Kathleen Donegan (Ph.D. American Studies, Yale University) writes and teaches about literature and culture in early America, from New World encounters through the first decades of the republic.  She is the author of Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America (Penn, 2014), a book about the deeply unsettling history of early English colonial settlement in Native America.

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Rebecca Dizon

Rebecca Dizon is the Office Coordinator for the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research, supporting the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, The Program in Critical Theory, and the Digital Humanities at Berkeley. She ​graduated from UC Berkeley in 2016 with a degree in Cognitive Science.

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Anthony Cascardi

Anthony J. Cascardi is Dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also Professor of Comparative Literature, Rhetoric, and Spanish. He is former Director of the Townsend Center for the Humanities and of the Arts Research Center. Cascardi’s research interests include the relations between literature and philosophy; aesthetic theory; the novel; and early modern Europe.

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