The University of Iowa

Claire Fox

Claire Fox
Associate Professor
Education: 
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, 1995; M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, 1988
Office: 
476 EPB
Phone: 
319-384-3253
Curriculum Vitae: 

Claire F. Fox is Associate Professor in the Departments of English and Spanish and Portuguese. Her interests include literary and cultural studies of the Americas, Latina/o American literary and cultural studies, Mexican and U.S.-Mexican border arts and culture, visual culture studies, and cultural policy studies. She is the author of Making Art Panamerican: Cultural Policy and the Cold War (Minnesota 2013) and The Fence and the River: Culture and Politics at the U.S.-Mexico Border (Minnesota 1999). Her current research focuses on transamerican movements in literature, the visual arts, and performance in relation to cultural policies and institutions.  She is also co-editing a Latin@ Midwest Reader with Omar Valerio-Jiménez and Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez.