Dr. Kristen Highland | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Early American Literature; Academic and Research Writing; Genre Studies; Digital Humanities

Research areas

Early and Nineteenth-century American Literature and Culture; Book History and Print Culture; Cultural Geography; Material Culture; Spatial Humanities; Digital Humanities


PhD, Ph.d. English And American Literature, New York University, United States, 2015
MA, English Literature, University of Delaware, United States, 2007
BS, Secondary Education In Literature And History, Northwestern University, United States, 2001

Professional experience

Instructor Of Record, English, New York University, New York, United States, 2013 - 2013


British Association of American Studies, BAAS, Regional, 1 January 2019
SEA: Society of Early Americanists, January 2013
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, January 2010
MLA: Modern Language Association, September 2008
SHARP: Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing, January 2008
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