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Cathy Rex, Ph.D.

Cathy Rex
  • Professor
  • English
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Cathy Rex's work has appeared in Studies in American Indian LiteraturesWomen's StudiesAmerican Quarterly, and College and Research Libraries. Her book Anglo-American Women Writers and Representations of Indianness, 1629-1824 was released by Ashgate Publications in 2015. Her most recent essay appeared in Women's Narratives of the Early Americas and the Formation of Empire, a collection edited by Mary McAleer Balkun and Susan Imbarrato (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

Teaching Interests
  • Race and gender in early America (1830 and before)
  • Early American texts by and about women writers
  • Early American texts by and about Native American writers
  • Early American material and visual culture (gubernatorial seals, portraiture, heraldry)
  • Ph.D., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (English: Early American literature)
  • M.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (English)
  • B.S., Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (English Education)