Dr. Erin Fehskens, PhD


Professor/Acting Chair


Contact Info

LA 4210K


B.A., Ball State University, 2001
M.A. and Ph.D., Duke University, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Postcolonial Literature
Twentieth Century Global/World Literature
Future Worlds


Erin Fehskens teaches courses in postcolonial literature, twentieth century global/world literature, and future worlds. She has published articles and presented conference papers on well-known and lesser-known writers and artists such as Derek Walcott, Dennis Scott, Caryl Phillips, Lubaina Himid, M. NourbeSe Philip, Nalo Hopkinson, and Aimé Césaire. She is currently completing a book project titled Crick Crack, Muse: Afterlives of Epic in the Black Atlantic, 1939-present. Dr. Fehskens is also the LIT advisor and Honors Thesis director for the English Department. Contact her if you are interested in either of these opportunities.