Faculty Representative

Katherine Burnett

Katie Burnett is an associate professor of English and chair of the department of Arts & Languages at Fisk University, as well as a Nashville native. She is the author of Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860 (LSU Press, 2019) and the co-editor of The Tacky South (LSU Press, 2022) and the Routledge Companion to Literature of the U.S. South (Routledge Press, 2022). Her work has appeared in the Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the American Civil War and Reconstruction (Cambridge, 2022), the Cambridge History of the Literature of the U.S. South (Cambridge, 2021), the essay collection Southern ComfortsPMLACollege Literature, and the Southern Literary Journal. (www.katharineaburnett.com)