Kristen Proehl

Kristen Proehl, Ph.D

Associate Professor
(585) 395-2476
kproehl@brockport.edu
Office: Liberal Arts 217

Education

  • PhD, American Studies, College of William and Mary, 2011
  • MA, American Studies, College of William and Mary, 2004
  • BA, English, University of Puget Sound, 2002

Areas of Specialty

  • Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • Feminist and Queer Theory
  • Critical Race Studies
  • Affect Theory and Sentimentalism
  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature

Research Interests

  • Children’s and Young Adult Literature
  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Critical Race Studies, American Studies

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of English, SUNY-Brockport, 2013-present

Professional Service

  • Grants Committee, Children’s Literature Association, 2016-
  • Freshman Reading Committee, SUNY Brockport, Fall 2015; Fall 2016-
  • SEFA/ Faculty-Staff Campaign Representative, English Department, SUNY Brockport, Fall 2015.
  • Faculty Sponsor, English Club, SUNY Brockport, Spring 2015- Fall 2015; Fall 2016-
  • Curriculum Committee, Department of English, SUNY Brockport, 2013-14; Fall 2015.
  • Graduate Program Committee, English Department, SUNY Brockport, 2014-15; Fall 2016-
  • Panel Chair, Scholars Day, SUNY Brockport, April 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  • Article Manuscript Reviewer, Mississippi Quarterly, 2014; Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, 2016.
  • Textbook Reviewer, Oxford University Press, 2013.