Name: Kimberly Koza Harris
Title: Associate Professor of English
Office Location: Jordan Hall 205
B.A. from Colby College M.A. from Indiana University Ph.D. from Indiana University
Areas of expertise: women writers and feminist criticism, African-American literature and peace studies
Kimberly Koza has taught at Central College since 1991. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Colby College and an master's and doctorate from Indiana University, with a focus in women's literature and post-colonial writers and a minor in African Studies.
She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo) from 1976-78, and also taught for a year at the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania from 1998-99. Her teaching interests include a 300-level course called Literature of Peace and Social Justice, as well as classes in Literature by Women, African American Literature and a variety of other courses in writing and literature. With Cheri Doane, director of community-based learning at Central, she has team-taught an honors course called Narratives of Nonviolent Social Change.