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Dr. Justine Van Meter

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Assistant Director of the University Honors Program
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of English
Office Location: DeMille Hall 134
Office Hours: T 2-5 p.m., M/W/F virtual hours
Phone: (714) 997-6634
Affiliations:
University Honors Program
Education:
University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Arts
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Master of Arts
Vanderbilt University, Master of Arts
Vanderbilt University, Ph.D.

Biography

Justine Van Meter earned a B.A. in Creative Writing/Literature at UC San Diego, an M.A. in Humanities at Cal State University Dominguez Hills, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt University. Her research and teaching specializations include modern/contemporary Irish Literature, Postcolonial Theory and Literature, and Cultural Theory in general. She has taught Humanities/Comparative Literature and Writing courses at Vanderbilt University, Writing Across the Disciplines online, and currently teaches a variety of courses at Chapman University, including World Literature, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Cultural Theory: Fairy Tales, FFC, and Writing About Diverse Cultures. She is currently revising her book-length project, entitled Writing the Dying and the Dead: Irishness, Jewishness, and Gender, for publication.