Kim Emery

Associate Professor

Kim Emery is a graduate of Smith College (AB in American Studies, 1986) and the University of Texas (MA in Linguistics, 1989; MA in English, 1990; PhD in English, 1994). Since joining the UF faculty in 1994, she has taught courses in queer theory, pragmatism and performativity, critical pedagogy, and U.S. literatures and culture; she received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teacher of the Year Award in 1996. Her research interests are interdisciplinary, and concern the intersections of representational conventions with history and politics. She is the author of The Lesbian Index: Pragmatism and Lesbian Subjectivity in the Twentieth-Century United States (SUNY UP, 2002) and is currently at work on a book about queer theory and the future of the university.


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