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Cathy Thomas

Education:

B.A., Developmental Biology, Wesleyan University; MFA, Creative Writing, Fiction, University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dissertation:

PoCo Mas / Salvage and Speculation in the Poetics of Caribbean Diaspora

Thesis Advisor:

Kimberly J. Lau, Professor of Literature, and Micah Perks, Professor of Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Topic:

A Creative/Critical Genealogy of Unruliness in Afrodiasporic Women and Girls in Spaces of Delimited Play

Mentor:

Nalo Hopkinson, Professor of Creative Writing, University of California, Riverside

Current Position:

President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Creative Writing, University of California, Riverside

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