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Kathryn H Warren

Name

[Kathryn Hamilton Warren]
  • Other Faculty, English

Biography

Kathryn Hamilton Warren is a Senior Lecturer in UTA's English Department, where she also serves as the Graduate Coordinator and as the Chair of the Undergraduate Studies Committee. She earned her PhD and MA from the University of Texas at Austin, writing her Masters thesis Cabeza de Vaca’s 16th-century travel narrative, La Relación, while her dissertation, "American Callings," focused on representations of and engagements with humanitarianism in turn-of-the-century American literature. At the University of Virginia, from which she graduated with High Distinction, Kathryn wrote an Honors thesis on the poetry of Sylvia Plath. An academic with broad areas of interest, at UTA Kathryn teaches 19th- and 20th-century literature (both American and British), literary theory, and freshman composition. In her own writing, Kathryn explores such topics as empathy, ethics, and humanitarianism by drawing on the experience of teaching students to value and pay attention to literature. Her essays have appeared in the journal American Literary Realism, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vox, and The Concord Saunterer. Born in Mexico to American diplomats, Kathryn lived in Greece, Peru, and Costa Rica before completing high school and college in Virginia. She spent two years working at Oxford University Press in New York City but left to be a Peace Corps Volunteer to Togo just after September 11, 2001. After concluding her service, Kathryn lived in Guatemala, where her diplomat parents were assigned, before beginning graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She now lives in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas with her family.

Education

    • 2010 PhD in English
      The University of Texas at Austin, 2010
    • 2006 MA in English
      The University of Texas at Austin, 2006
    • 1999 BA in English w/minor in History
      University of Virginia , 1999

Appointments

    • June 2015 to Present Graduate Coordinator
      English ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Aug 2011 to Present Senior Lecturer
      English ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
    • Jan 2011 to July 2011 Lecturer
      English ,University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2018 Faculty Fellow for Service-Learning sponsored by Center for Service Learning at UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2018 Honors College Outstanding Faculty Award sponsored by UTA Honors College
    • Dec  2017 Fellow, Summer Institute: “Transcendentalism and Reform in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller” sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
    • Dec  2017 Professor of the Year for the Honors College sponsored by Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club
    • Aug  2017 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by University of Texas System Board of Regents
    • Dec  2016 CoLA Outstanding Teaching Award for Faculty Outside the Tenure Stream sponsored by UTA's College of Liberal Arts
    • Dec  2016 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2009 Graduate School Continuing Fellowship sponsored by University of Texas at Austin
    • Dec  2009 Outstanding Assistant Instructor sponsored by UT Austin's English Department

Publications

      Other 2018
      • Self-Culture and the Private Value of the Humanities
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. College Literature. 45(4), 587-95. "Johns Hopkins University Press".

      Book Review 2017
      • A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. The Journal of American History. "UNC Press".

      Journal Article 2017
      • Taking Thoreau to Texas
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. 25, 153-156. Concord, MA: "The Thoreau Society".

      Magazine/Trade Publication 2017
      Book Review 2014
      • Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. The Journal of American History.

      Book Review 2012
      • Review of God's Arbiters: Americans in the Philippines, by Susan Harris
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. Church History.

      Journal Article 2011
      • Empathetic Persuasion in Albion Tourgée’s A Fool's Errand.
        [Warren, KathrynHamilton]. American Literary Realism, 1870-1910. 44(1), 46-67.

Presentations

    •  2018
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Humanitarian Voyages", Vandergriff Hall RA staff, Arlington, TX. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "The Private Humanities", Albuquerque, NM. ( , 2018).
    •  2017
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Chair of the panel “Creating Legacies of Interventionist Pedagogy: Sites of Inquiry, Modes of Action”", Chicago, IL. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Literary Truth", Tyler, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "The Bond of Brokenness", Tyler, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "The Troubling Use of Empathy in To Kill a Mockingbird", UTA's Honors College, Arlington, TX. ( , 2017).
    •  2015
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Scout Grows Up", Irving Public Library, Irving, TX. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Teaching Life Writing: A Roundtable Discussion", English Department, Arlington, TX. ( , 2015).
    •  2014
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Mockingbirds, Justice, and Race: A Conversation", Irving Public Library, Irving, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "The Troubling Politics of a Beloved Book: Revisiting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird", North Lake College, Irving, TX. ( , 2014).
    •  2013
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Not So Distant: Collaboration and Community in Online Education", UTA, Arlington, TX. ( , 2013).
    •  2010
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Rogerian Rhetoric and American Reconstruction", Minneapolis, MN. ( , 2010).
    •  2008
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "William Dean Howells and the Rhetoric of Responsibility", Seattle, WA . ( , 2008).
    •  2007
      Warren, KathrynHamilton, "Generic Instability in Cabeza de Vaca’s Relación", Puebla, Mexico . ( , 2007).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Jada Gohdes, Honors contract for Romanticism (ENGL 3333) (English)
    • 2017
      Jade Harrison, (English)
    • 2016
      Jade Harrison,
    • 2016
      Allison Piercy, I supervised Allison's research for the UTA student conference Annual Celebration of Excellence in Students (ACES), for which she received the President’s Award, the highest honor for undergraduates. (English)
    • 2016
      Mikayla Sharpless, I supervised Allison's research for the UTA student conference Annual Celebration of Excellence in Students (ACES), for which she received the Dean’s Award, the third-highest honor for undergraduates. (English)
    • 2015
      Danah Fakhreddine, (English)
    • 2014
      Peter Hedleston, (English)
      McNair thesis direction
    • 2014
      Danah Fakhreddine, (English)
    • 2014
      Peter Hedleston, (English)
    • 2014
      Alexandra Novoa, (English)
    • 2014
      Peter Hedleston, (English)
    • 2013
      Alexandra Novoa, (English)
    • 2013
      Kayce Stubblefield, (English)

Courses

      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 4334-001 TOPICS IN BRITISH LITERATURE
        (Topic: Jane Austen | Course Id: 104471)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 4387-001 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 2350-002 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377 | Servlearn: No)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 4336-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Transcendentalism & Reform | Course Id: 104473 | Servlearn: Yes | Servlearn Desc: At the same time as we read about these nineteenth-century reformers, you will become a twenty-first century reformer yourself because a requirement of this course is to work with one of three organizations in the wider Arlington community: H.O.P.E. Tutoring, the Arlington Public Library, or River Legacy Park. These organizations are devoted to two of the Transcendentalists’ primary reform areas: education and the environment. Do not mistake “service-learning” for community service. The word after the hyphen is as important as the word before it: your work in the community will be integrated into our course content, for it will provide a forum by which you can test out and investigate the ideas we’re learning about in class. Your writing assignments and classroom activities will be directly linked to the service you do.)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 4387-600 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2018
      • ENGL 3333-002 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 3333-002 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 4387-001 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 4387-600 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3333-001 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 4394-059 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 104502)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 4334-001 TOPICS IN BRITISH LITERATURE
        (Topic: Jane Austen | Course Id: 104471)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • AAST 4350-003 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Topic: Self-Determination | Course Id: 112142)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 4336-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Self-Determination | Course Id: 104473)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 2329-002 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 4387-001 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • WOMS 4392-002 SP TOPICS WOMEN'S & GENDER ST
        (Course Id: 110781)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 4331-001 BRITISH ROMANTICS
        (Course Id: 104468)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 4394-059 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 104502)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 1301-016 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
        (Course Id: 104358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2309-001 WORLD LIT
        (Course Id: 104367)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2329-702 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2329-900 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2329-901 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2350-004 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 4387-600 CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104498)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • ENGL 3340-002 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 4394-059 HON THESIS/PROJ
        (Course Id: 104502)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2350-002 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 4391-059 LITERATURE CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 104501)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2329-900 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2329-901 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2014
      • ENGL 3340-002 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • HONR-LA 3304-002 SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: History of American Literature | Course Id: 110922)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 3340-002 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2350-002 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2329-900 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2329-901 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2329-902 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2350-002 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2350-004 INTRO TO ANALYSIS & INTERP
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-500 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-501 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-502 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-510 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-511 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-512 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-520 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-521 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-522 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-530 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2338-540 TECHNICAL WRITING
        (Course Id: 111718)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-015 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-702 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-703 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-704 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2350-005 INTRO TO TEXTS
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-703 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-704 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 1301-044 EXPOSITORY WRITING
        (Course Id: 104358)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2350-003 INTRO TO TEXTS
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-007 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-008 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2011
      • ENGL 2329-700 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2010
      • ENGL 2329-701 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Dynamic Dated Session - 2010
      • ENGL 2329-703 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2010
      • ENGL 2329-704 AMERICAN LIT
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2010
      • ENGL 1302-703 CRITICAL THINK, READ, WRITE
        (Course Id: 104359 | Stearnz: 3 | Pctz: 19)
        Spring - Dynamic Dated Session - 2010