- A.B English Literature, Princeton University
- MA English Literature, University of Pennsylvania
- PhD English Literature, University of Pennsylvania
- Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Dr Nicole King has extensive teaching and examining experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, in seminars and lectures, on modules she has devised as well as on colleagues’ modules as part of a team. Recently she has convened ‘Modern American Literature’ (second and third-year UG module), ‘African American Literature: The Short Story’ (final-year UG module), the Work Placement module (second and third-year UG module) and ‘Contemporary African American Literature’ (MA Option module). She has also contributed to the teaching or examining of ‘Introduction to American Literature and Culture’ (first-year UG module), ‘Approaches to Text’ (first-year UG module), ‘Inventing the Nation: American Literature in the mid-19th century’ (second-year UG module), ‘Caribbean Women Writers’ (second-year UG module), ‘Further Studies in American Literature and Culture’ (second-year UG module), ‘The Emergence of Modern American Literature 1890-1940’(final-year UG module), ‘Interculturality, Text, Poetics’ (MA module) and American Literature and Culture: Critical and Theoretical Concepts (MA module).
Areas of supervision
I have supervised PhD theses on 18th century transatlantic colonialism; 19th century narratives of black U.S women's activism and 20th century Caribbean cultural discourse. To date I have supervised three PhD students to completion.
I would particularly welcome PhD student applications in any of my areas of research including African American Literature and culture, Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora literature and culture; 20-21st century literatures of the Americas and literary representations of youth and racialisation.
Current Administrative Duties
Chair, Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Committee
Department Lead: Teaching Excellence Framework
Programme Coordinator for the BA English and Drama degree