Regular Faculty

Christopher S. Chen
  • Title
    • Assistant Professor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Affiliations Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Creative Writing Program, Porter College, Oakes College
  • Phone
    831-459-2051 (Office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities 1 628
  • Mail Stop Humanities Academic Services
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Asian American Pacific Islander History, African American / Black Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Poetry, Literature, Multiculturalism, Capitalism, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, Postmodernism

Summary of Expertise

20th- and 21st-century African American literature; Asian American literature; Modern and Contemporary US Poetry and Poetics; Comparative Ethnic Literary Studies; Racial Capitalism and Comparative Racialization.

Research Interests

20th and 21st century African American literature; Asian American literature; comparative ethnic literary studies; modern and contemporary US poetry and poetics; contemporary avant-gardes and experimental writing; racial capitalism and theories of comparative racialization.