Roanne Kantor

Assistant Professor of English and, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Comparative Literature (2015)
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, Comparative Literature (2011)
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Comparative Literature (2008)
Roanne Kantor

Roanne Kantor's primary field is Global Anglophone literature and its relationship to other literary traditions of the Global South. She also works on the conditions for interdisciplinary research in the humanities, especially literature's interface with medicine and the humanistic social sciences. Kantor is also a translator and the winner of the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation. Before coming to Stanford, Kantor taught at Harvard, Boston University, Brandeis, and The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Masters and Ph.D.

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Research Interests

Specialization(s)
Postcolonial, Global Anglophone, Contemporary, Medical Humanities