School of Humanities
Ph.D., UC Irvine, Comparative Literature
Phone: (949) 824-6717
University of California, Irvine
environmental literature; early modern English literature
Catherine has taught Writing 39B and 39C at UCI since 2017, focusing on environmental literature, environmental justice issues, and animal studies. She encourages her students to investigate and write about environmental issues related to their majors, their daily lives, and the lives of their communities. Shakespeare and early modern literature are her other teaching and research interests, and she has recently published on biological, political, and cultural remainders and survivors in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. She graduated from the PhD program in Comparative Literature at UCI and has been teaching in the Humanities Core and Composition programs as a lecturer since 2014. She also teaches writing at the community college in her hometown of Long Beach.