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I am an assistant professor of English at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. I research and teach in the fields of multi-ethnic American literature and culture, with particular interests in contemporary fiction, social and environmental justice, the environmental humanities, and speculative fiction. I received my PhD in English from Duke University in 2016 and was an assistant professor in the Department of English at Winston-Salem State University from fall 2016 through spring 2020. I was a 2015-2016 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow; I also held a Mitchell J. Connell Foundation Fellowship at the Huntington Library in summer 2015 and held a lecturer position in the Department of English at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa from 2014-2015.

211 Mood-Bridwell Hall

Southwestern University

1001 East University Avenue

Georgetown, TX 78626

evansr@southwestern.edu