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Roanne Kantor

Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Comparative Literature (2015)
M.A., University of Texas at Austin, Comparative Literature (2011)
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Comparative Literature (2008)
Roanne Kantor
Roanne Kantor's primary field is Global Anglophone literature and its relationship to other literary traditions of the Global South. Her first book, South Asian Writers, Latin American Literature, and the Rise of Global English is a winner of the 2021American Comparative Literature Association Helen Tartar First Book Subvention Prize. She also works on the conditions for interdisciplinary research in the humanities, especially literature's interface with medicine and the humanistic social sciences. Kantor is also a translator and the winner of the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation. Before coming to Stanford, Kantor taught at Harvard, Boston University, Brandeis, and The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Masters and Ph.D.