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Cathy Irwin

Cathy Irwin

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Ph.D., is an associate professor of English. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she received her B.A. from Cal Berkeley and her M.A./Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.   Her publications include Twice Orphaned: Voices from the Children’s Village of Manzanar, poetry in Asian American anthologies, as well as articles in Pacific Coast Philology, Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies, and the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability. She specializes in American poetry with a focus on ethnic studies, gender and queer studies.

Educational Background

  • B.A., Cal Berkeley
  • M.A., University of Southern California
  • Ph.D., University of Southern California