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Sara Kakazu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Office: Stauffer Hall

Phone: (707) 965-6616

Faculty Since: 2008

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

Biography:
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"