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New Faculty Profile: Kate Kelp-Stebbins, Assistant Professor, English

Kate Kelp-Stebbins received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2014.  Her longstanding research interest is comics and graphic novels, and she has published numerous articles and chapters, including such titles as “Hybrid Heroes and Graphic Posthumanity: Comics as a Media Technology for Critical Posthumanism”; “Undead in Suburbia”; and “Comics as Orientation Devices.” She is currently finishing a book entitled Graphic Positioning Systems: Global Comics, Radical Literacies. She is an accomplished teacher who received the 2017-18 Distinguished Faculty of the Year Award at Palomar College, where she taught from 2014 until this year. She joins us as Assistant Professor of comics studies.



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