Nadeen Kharputly Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Nadeen Kharputly

Washington Hall 110


Ph.D., Literature, University of California, San Diego, 2017

M.A., English, Stanford University, 2010

B.A., English, Stanford University, 2009


20th and 21st century multi-ethnic American literature and culture, representations of Islamophobia, race and responsibility in literary and cultural representation


Writing 100 - First Year Writing Seminar: Writing As Consolation

English 232 - The Novel

Selected Publications

Articles and chapters:

 “Whose best friend? Dogs, Islamophobia, and the making of American national identity,” forthcoming in Society & Animals

“Reading Race and Religion in Aziz Ansari’s Master of None,” in Media, Myth, and Millennials: Critical Perspectives on Race and Culture. Ed. Christopher Campbell and Loren Coleman, 2019   

“Music: Hip-Hop and Rap: North America,”in Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, Supplement 16. Ed. Pauline Homsi Vinson and Sarah Gualtieri, 2017

Manuscript in progress:

 The Burden of Humanization: Race, Representation, and Responsibility in Muslim American Culture - a comparative study of Muslim American, African American, and Asian American literatures of the 20th and 21st centuries