Claire Fox

Claire Fox
Professor, Department Chair
Education: 
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, 1995; M.A. Comparative Literature, University of Iowa, 1988
Office: 
476 EPB
Phone: 
319-335-0302
Curriculum Vitae: 

Claire F. Fox is Professor in the Departments of English and Spanish & Portuguese and Chair of English. Her interests include literary and cultural studies of the Americas, Latina/o American literature and culture, Mexican and U.S.-Mexican border arts and culture, visual culture, and cultural policy. 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). With Omar Valerio-Jiménez and Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, she edited the Latina/o Midwest Reader (Illinois, Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest series, 2017). Currently she is a co-principal investigator on “Building Sustainable Worlds: Latinx Placemaking in the Midwest,” a project funded by the Humanities Without Walls consortium. Her current research focuses on contemporary art and performance at heritage sites in the Americas.  

 

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