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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma

Education and Certifications

Ph.D., Northeastern University (2015)

M.A., Stetson University (2007)

B.A., University of Florida (2003) 

Classes Taught

ENG 1113: College Composition 

ENG 1213 College Composition and Research

ENG 2303 English Cornerstone

ENG 2653 English Literature Since 1800

ENG 5930 [IS] Postcolonial Literature

ENG 5910 Literary London, 1910 - 2010

 

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 British 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 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 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, his essay on H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau appeared in the edited collection Victorian Environmental Nightmares (eds. Mazzeno and Morrison). Currently, he is at work on the Fall 2021 special issue of The Global South (topic: contextualizing the Anglophone novel), and an article on the Windrush generation in Sam Selvon's novels.    

Born and raised in Hong Kong, he has spent significant amounts of time in Florida and Massachusetts, both homes away from home. On the weekend, he often frequents local coffee shops and noodle joints--ramen or pho--in Uptown and Midtown OKC. 

His favorite author is E. M. Forster.      

Office Hours

4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays

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