Meredith Benjamin, PhD

Meredith Benjamin is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow in First-Year Writing in the Department of English at Barnard College (Columbia University).

Her scholarly interests include 20th and 21st century American literature, women’s writing, feminist and queer theory, life writing, and writing pedagogy. Her current project, Genres of Feminist Lives: Autobiography, Archives, and Community, 1970-1983, explores the role of writing and engagement with archives in shaping feminist communities.

Her work has been published in the Edith Wharton Review and is forthcoming in Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. She previously taught at Baruch College, CUNY.

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