Marcelle Maese-Cohen, PhD

Marcelle Maese-Cohen
Phone: (619) 260-4023
Fax: 619-260-4227
Office: Founders Hall 172C

Assistant Professor, English

  • Ph.D., English, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, University of California, Irvine
  • B.A., English, University of California, Berkeley

Marcelle Maese-Cohen received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. Her research interests include the relation between social justice and literary form, decolonial feminist thought, comparative ethnic studies, human rights law, and critical theory. She is currently teaching courses on Chicana/o and Latina/o Literatures and Cultures.

Areas of Interest

Maese-Cohen’s teaching interests include U.S. Latina/o and Chicana/o literatures, the intersection between human rights law and critical race studies, gender and sexuality, testimonio, theories of the novel, transnational feminisms, local artists and communities, spiritual activism, and ethnic studies.