Title: Assistant Professor of English
Office Location: Jordan Hall 212
B.A. from Saint Olaf College
M.A. from University of Iowa
Ph.D. from University of Iowa
Areas of expertise:
Kate Nesbit joined the English department at Central College in 2019. She teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British and world literature, as well as sound and media studies. Nesbit’s research focuses on the politics of listening and the voice, and her scholarship has been published in Victorian Poetry, European Romantic Review; Studies in the Novel; and The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies. She is currently working on a book project about listening to reading aloud and the rise of the novel in nineteenth-century England.
For more on Nesbit’s scholarship and teaching, see her professional website: https://www.katenesbit.com/.