Meet Mia Zamora

Mia Zamora, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of English, Director of the MA in Writing Studies, Director of the Kean University Writing Project, and the former Coordinator of the World Literature Program at Kean University in Union, NJ.  Currently, she is a Fulbright scholar on sabbatical in Bergen-Norway, where she is faculty member in the Department of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen.  Dr. Zamora is a faculty leader committed to encouraging lifelong reading and writing. Her passion for literature is rooted in her belief that reading and writing are essential to communication, learning, and citizenship.

Zamora is a scholar of Electronic Literature (literary works that originate in a digital environment and require digital computation to read.) She is a digital humanist and she writes about how digital technologies are transforming education in the 21st century. Dr. Zamora is an educator who embraces #ConnectedLearning as she advocates for open networked education.

Mia Zamora has won the Kean University Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching, she is a Fulbright scholar, and she is a past President of the New Jersey College English Association. Her research interests in Comparative Literature, Postcolonial Literature, nationalism, and cultural studies are reflected in her book entitled Nation, Race, History in Asian American Literature: Re-membering the Body and her Postcolonial Studies Book Series. Dr. Zamora completed her M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was a fellow of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.  She received her B.A. with Honors distinction from Hamilton College. Dr. Zamora was a Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow at Fordham University in 2003-2005.

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