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Faculty Profile

KATHRYN B MCKEE

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MCMULLAN ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SOUTHERN STUDIES AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH
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216 BARNARD OBSERVATORY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5993
Joined UM: 08/12/1997

Areas of Expertise

  • NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURY SOUTHERN LITERATURE
  • NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE

Brief Bio

Kathryn McKee is McMullan Associate Professor of Southern Studies and English. Dr. McKee received her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996. She joined the faculty at the University of Mississippi in 1997, after first teaching humanities at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Dr. McKee's research interests include nineteenth-century American and southern literature, southern women writers, global south studies, film studies, and humor studies. She has published essays in American Literature, Legacy, Studies in American Humor, the Southern Literary Journal, the Mississippi Quarterly, Southern Studies, American Transcendental Quarterly, and Studies in the American Renaissance. Dr. McKee teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in both Southern Studies and English, and she serves as the Graduate Program Coordinator for Southern Studies. She has received the Cora Lee Graham Award for the teaching of freshman and the Liberal Arts Teacher of the year award.

Degrees

BA
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CENTRE COLLEGE/DANVILLE, KENTUCKY (1987)
MA
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (1989)
PHD
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (1996)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee

Awards

University of Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year
2001
Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen
2004