Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Canada Research Chair in Transnational Feminisms and Gender-Based Violence, University of Manitoba

Dr. Nancy Kang specializes in transnational, multi-ethnic, and diaspora women’s literatures. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, her M.A. from Queen’s University, and her B.A. (Hon.) summa cum laude from the University of Calgary, where she received the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta’s Gold Medal for Academics and the Governor General of Canada’s Academic Medal. Dr. Kang came to the University of Manitoba after becoming Associate Professor of Multicultural and Diaspora Literatures at the University of Baltimore. From 2007-2011, she served as Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow in the Humanities at Syracuse University, where she was affiliated with the Native American Studies program, the Asian/Asian American Studies interdisciplinary minor, and the Department of English. Dr. Kang held visiting or short-term positions at Clarkson University in New York and the University of British Columbia. At the University of Baltimore, she was primary faculty mentor of the Women of Color Student Association (WoCSA) alongside Dr. Renita Seabrook (Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice).

Experience

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    Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Canada Research Chair in Transnational Feminisms and Gender-Based Violence, University of Manitoba