Faculty Biography


Nicolyn woodcockEducation:

B.A. Kenyon College, 2012

M.A. Miami University, 2014 

Ph.D. Miami University, 2019

Nicolyn Woodcock teaches contemporary American and US multiethnic literature, with specialty in Asian American literature. Her interests include the histories of war and empire in Asia since the turn of the 20th century and the intimate relationships that form as a result, both personal and geopolitical. Prof. Woodcock also dabbles in food studies and likes to think about the influences of space and place in identity formation. For a glimpse at the subjects of her current book project, see “Narratives of Intimacy in Asian American Literature” in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture (2019); she is also author of “Tasting the Forgotten War: Korean/American Memory and Military Base Stew” in the Journal of Asian American Studies (2018). Prof. Woodcock has previously taught at Colorado College and at Clark has taught courses such as “Post-Apocalyptic Fiction and the Environment,” “Fictions of Asian America," "Ethnic American Writers," and "Ethnic America - Literature, Theory, Politics." 


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