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Dr. Lauren Kuryloski
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Humanities Department
31 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Lauren.J.Kuryloski@uscga.edu
(860) 701-6667
LAUREN KURYLOSKI, Ph.D.
Lecturer
Humanities Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Lauren Kuryloski received her doctorate in English from Northeastern University in 2016. Situated at the juncture of literary, gender, and visual culture studies, her research analyzes representations of women, madness, and deviance in American literature and photography from the 1960s to the 1990s. 

Education:
  • Ph.D., English, Northeastern University
  • B.A., English, Temple University

Courses Taught:
  • College Composition

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • “Women, Madness, and Badness in Contemporary American Literature and Visual Arts.” (Panel Chair and Organizer). Northeast Modern Language Association. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2018.
  • “’A Place Where Nightmares Are Passed on Through Generations like Heirlooms’: The Family as Harbor for Madness in the Work of Maxine Hong Kingston and Edwidge Danticat.” MELUS. Cambridge, MA. April 2017.
  • “Ana Mendieta’s Self Portraits: Using Embodied Deviance to Reconfigure the Colonizing Gaze.” National Women’s Studies Association. Montréal, Québec, Canada. November 2016.

Professional Memberships:
  • American Literature Association
  • MELUS
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Women’s Studies Association