Cathy Rex's work has appeared in Studies in American Indian Literatures, Women's Studies, American 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).
- 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)