Abha Sood Patel, PhD

Lecturer

PhD, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India

MA/BA, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 408

Phone: 732-263-5729

Email: apatel@monmouth.edu

Spring 2014 Office Hours:
Monday and Thursday, by appointment only between 2:30-3:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 10:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Spring 2014 Courses:

EN 102 - College Composition II

EN 331 - 20th C African Amer Lit

EN 475 - Writing & New Media

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

EN 102 - College Composition II

EN 201 - Literature I

EN 202 - Literature II

EN 229 - Non-European Literature

Research Interests:

Major interests include African American women's writing, African American fiction, South Asian drama, post-colonial literatures of South East Asia, and gender in popular culture.

Awards:

Dr. Patel is an editor of Global Matters, the newsletter of the Institute for Global Understanding at Monmouth University.

Selected Works:

Scholarly Articles:

"The Structure of Anita Desai’s Fasting, Feasting," Contemporary South Asian Fiction, ed. Jasbir Jain, Jaipur, India, 2002

Review of A Critical Stage: The Role of Secular Alternative Theatre in Pakistan by Fawzia Afzal-Khan, South Asian Review Winter 2005.

Research "Mathias Storch" (Greenland), The Compendium of 20th Century World Novelists and Novels, Michael D. Sollars, editor, 2006

"Race Riots, 1900-1910," Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, John H. Moore, Editor-in-Chief, Macmillan, 2008

"Anna Julia Cooper, " Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896—Present, Paul Finkelman, Editor in Chief, Oxford University Press, 2008

"Fisk University," Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896—Present, Paul Finkelman, Editor in Chief, Oxford University Press, 2008

"Florida A&M University," Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896—Present, Paul Finkelman, Editor in Chief, Oxford University Press, 2008

"The Devil’s Alternative," Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction, Ed. Geoff Hamilton, Facts on File, 2007

"The Tuskegee Airmen," Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896—Present, Paul Finkelman, Editor in Chief, Oxford University Press, 2008

"African American Women in the First World War," Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896—Present, Paul Finkelman, Editor in Chief, Oxford University Press, 2008

Multimedia:

http://www.linkedin.com/in/abhasp