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Department of Literature and Language

College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Katherine Weiss

Katherine  Weiss PhD

Chair of Literature & Language Department
Professor, English
423-439-4347 /
103 Burleson Hall

MPhil, 1997, Trinity College, Dublin
MA, 1999, California State University
PhD, 2002, University of Reading (UK)

Areas of Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Drama, Irish Literature

Katherine Weiss is a Professor of English whose research interests are in modern and contemporary drama and theatre. Her accomplishments include a collection of essays titled Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive (co-edited with Seán Kennedy, Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009), an edited student edition of Tennessee Williams’s Sweet Bird of Youth (Methuen Press, 2010), a book, The Plays of Samuel Beckett (Methuen/Bloomsbury Press, 2013), and an edited volume, A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams (Bloomsbury, 2014). She is currently co-editing Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art with Robert Reginio and David Houston Jones.

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