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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Northeastern University 
  • M.A., Stetson University 
  • B.A., University of Florida

Classes Taught

  • ENG 1113: College Composition 
  • ENG 1213 College Composition and Research
  • ENG 2303 English Cornerstone
  • ENG 2653 English Literature Since 1800
  • ENG 5163 Postcolonial Literature
  • ENG 5573 British Novel Since WWII
  • ENG 5910 Literary London, 1910 - 2010
  • ENG 3723 LGBTQ+ Literature

About

Shun Kiang, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of English at UCO. Prior to joining UCO in 2018, Kiang was on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University, Stetson University and Bunker Hill Community College.

Kiang's research and teaching include Victorian and Edwardian literature, 20th- and 21st-century English literature, and contemporary Anglophone fiction, with emphases on the novel form, postcolonial thought, and eco-criticism. 

Kiang's articles on friendship in Edwardian and 20th-century English fiction have appeared in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature and Creatural Fictions: Animal-Human Relations in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literature (ed. David Herman) in 2016. His article on postcolonial literature (Shih-Shu Ching’s novel City of the Queen: A Novel of Colonial Hong Kong) was published in The Global South in 2018.

In 2019, Kiang's essay on H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau appeared in the edited collection Victorian Environmental Nightmares (eds. Mazzeno and Morrison). He is guest editor of the 2021-22 special issue of The Global South Journal (topic: contextualizing the Anglophone novel and its aesthetic turn), which is scheduled to appear in March 2022.

Currently, he is writing an article on the Windrush Generation in London and global modernism in West Indian fiction and another one on queer ecology and emotions in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.    

His favorite author is E. M. Forster.      

Office Hours

Spring 2022 Office Hours

9 - 10 a.m. on Mondays

9 a.m. - noon on Wednesdays

3 - 4 p.m. on Thursdays

Zoom appointments available upon request

Honors and Awards

New Faculty Member of the Year, UCO College of Liberal Arts, 2020

Masonic Transformative Learning Award for the Center (along with Drs. Leeda Copley and Lindsey Churchill), 2021

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