Kelly Mee Rich

Kelly Mee Rich

Associate Professor of English
(On leave AY 2022-23)

Education: B.A., Amherst College (2008)
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (2016)

Interests: 20th- and 21st-century British and Anglophone literatures; the novel; wars and postwars; law and the humanities; modernism; gender and sexuality studies; transnational kinship; infrastructure.

Selected Works: States of Repair: Imagining Welfare in the Postwar British and Anglophone Novel, currently under contract with Oxford Mid-Century Studies Series, Oxford University Press; “On Rereading Kazuo Ishiguro,” introduction to special issue on “Ishiguro After the Nobel” co-edited with Chris Holmes, Modern Fiction Studies 67.1 (March 2021), 1-18; “Troubling Humanities: Literary Jurisprudence and Crimes Against Humanity in Remains of the Day and Atonement,” Law, Culture, and the Humanities 12.3 (July 2016): 496-508; “Nowhere’s Safe: Ruinous Reconstruction in The Girls of Slender Means,” ELH 83.4 (Winter 2016): 1185-1209; “‘Look in the Gutter’: Interiority and Infrastructuralism in Never Let Me Go,” MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 61.4 (Winter 2015): 631-651.

Contact Information

Office: Barker 069
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