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Department of English Language and Literature


Victoria Kuykendall

Title: Graduate Student
PhD Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
Victoria Kuykendall


MA (Texas State University); BA (Texas State University)

Victorian Lit, Disability Studies, Medieval Lit, Children’s Lit

Victoria Kuykendall is a GTA and teacher of record at USC, where she is currently a PhD Candidate for her Ph.D. in British Literature. She received her MA (thesis: “Wonderland: Myth or Fairy-tale?”) and BA at Texas State University, where she also worked as a teacher of record. She is a six-time published author in the following works: CC&D Magazine: The New World, CC&D Magazine: Nothing Lasts, CC&D Magazine: Negative Space, Expressions!, AIPF, and provost magazine Cuentos and Testimonies II: Students’ Voices, Inclusion, & Anti-Racism (to which she also worked as a peer reviewer). Victoria’s research areas include British literature, children’s literature, medieval literature, renaissance literature, Victorian literature, Elizabethan literature, romantic literature, feminist literature, disability studies, and race/ethnicity studies. In her commitment to equality, she has attended an international conference (2019 Southwest Conference on Latin American Studies in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico) to present her paper “Zootopia: A Positive Critical Discourse Analysis on Tackling Sexism and Racism.” She is currently working on her next Novella while championing accessibility for online learning.

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