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Bonnie Roos Bio
 Bonnie Roos

Bonnie Roos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office: Classroom Center 319N
Email: broos@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2463

Professional Profile

Dr. Roos comes to WTAMU with B.A.s in fine arts and comparative literature from the University of California at Santa Cruz, M.A.s in art history and comparative literature from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Oregon.  Her research and publications are linked by her focus on 20th- and 21st-century nationalism and gender issues.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Roos typically teaches World Literatures, Literature and Ideas, The Bible as Literature, Literary Criticism, Postcolonialism and British Modernism.  She loves reading and teaching all literatures, great and small.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Roos' research focuses on transatlantic modernism and postcolonialism; her most recent book-length project investigates James Joyce's Ulysses from both perspectives.  In addition to several book chapters, she has published articles appearing in journals including Comparative Literature, Modernism/Modernity, Yale Journal of Criticism, Aurora: The History of Art, and Research in African Literatures. 
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