Ph.D., University of Toronto
M.A., Queen's University
B.A. (Honors), University of Calgary
Nancy Kang is an assistant professor in the Klein Family School of Communications Design at the University of Baltimore, teaching North American, multiethnic and diaspora literatures. She came to UB from a visiting position in world literatures at Clarkson University in New York; prior to that, she taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She served as postdoctoral faculty fellow in the humanities at Syracuse University (2007-11), where she was affiliated with the Native American Studies program, the Asian/Asian American Studies interdisciplinary minor and the Department of English.
Her publications include past or forthcoming articles in MELUS, Canadian Literature, Women's Studies, Latino Studies, African American Review, Callaloo, Essays on Canadian Writing and various chapters in edited and reference works. Her co-edited collection The Culture and Philosophy of Ridley Scott was published in 2013. An alumna of the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute in contemporary African-American literature at Pennsylvania State University, she is co-authoring a monograph on Dominican-American poet Rhina Espaillat. Her future projects include a study of the intersection between sexualities and folklore in literature by contemporary North American writers of color.