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Alaina Kaus


Alaina Kaus
Assistant Professor of English
English and Modern Language
Office: English Building, room 235
Phone: 229-931-2207


  • Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • M.A., University of Connecticut
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin–Green Bay

Courses Taught

  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • American Literature II

Research Interests

  • 20th- and 21st-century American Literature
  • Transnational American Studies
  • Immigrant and Refugee Literature
  • War and Memory
  • Human Rights

Recent Publications

  • "Reimagining the Southern Gothic: The Two Souths in Monique Truong's Bitter in the Mouth." MELUS, vol. 42, no. 3, Sep. 2017, pp. 84-101.
  • "A View from the Vietnamese Diaspora: Memories of Warfare and Refuge in GB Tran's Vietnamerica." Mosaic, vol. 49, no. 4, Dec. 2016, pp. 1-19.
  • "Liberalities of Feeling: Free Market Subjectivities in Margaret Atwood's The Blind Assassin." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 56, no. 4, Aug. 2015, pp. 369-82.

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