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Roanne Kantor

Assistant Professor of English
Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
2015: Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin
2011: M.A., Comparative Literature, University of Texas at Austin
2008: B.A., Comparative Literature, University of California at Los Angeles

Roanne Kantor is an assistant professor of English at Stanford University. Roanne Kantor's primary field is Global Anglophone literature and its relationship to other literary traditions of the Global South. She also works on the conditions for interdisciplinary research in the humanities, especially literature's interface with medicine and the humanistic social sciences. Kantor is also a translator and the winner of the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation. Before coming to Stanford, Kantor taught at Harvard, Boston University, Brandeis, and The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Masters and Ph.D.



(650) 723-2726
Margaret Jacks Hall, Rm 415

Office Hours

Tue & Wed 2-3pm
By appointment

Research Unit Groups

Research Interests

  • English Languages, Literatures, and Cultures