Sara Kakazu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Office: Stauffer Hall

Phone: (707) 965-6616

Faculty Since: 2008

B.A., Walla Walla College, 2002
M.A., Western Washington University, 2004
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, New York, 2012

Sara Kakazu has presented research at the College English Association, NeMLA, and the International Conference on Narrative. Her teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century American literature, early American literature, and African American literature, with particular focus on women's, captivity, slave, encounter, and travel narratives. She also teaches creative nonfiction and poetry.
Professional Activities:

Dissertation: "Incidental Americans: Encounter and Self-Construction in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Travel Narratives"