Brenna M. Casey is a writer and educator splitting time between Gambier, Ohio, and Los Angeles, California.
She is currently a visiting assistant professor of English at Kenyon College. Her research—situated at the intersections of ethnic studies and gender studies—interrogates transnational currents of American Literature and Visual Culture. She holds a Ph.D. in English with a Certificate in Feminist Studies from Duke University, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, and B.A.s in English and Hispanic Studies from Boston College. She has previously taught in the Departments of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University as well as the Department of English and the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Duke.
Brenna frequently writes about books, art, culture, and politics. Her essays have appeared in Ploughshares, Hyperallergic, Bitch, Public Books, and more. Her poetry has been featured in The Boiler, Pretty Owl, and South Dakota Review.
Curriculum Vitae available upon request.