INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Rebecca Faery
   
  REBECCA FAERY holds a Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Iowa. She is a teacher, student, and critic of American literary and cultural history, with special interests in race and gender in literary nonfiction. She has taught writing and literature at Hollins University, the University of Iowa, Mount Holyoke College, and Harvard University. Currently she teaches in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at MIT. She is the author, most recently, of Cartographies of Desire: Captivity, Race, and Sex in the Shaping of an American Nation. Her essays have twice earned honorable mention in The Best American Essays annual. She is currently at work on a collection of personal essays on the Vietnam War era.
   
  Will be teaching: