Professor of Writing Literature
Kathleen Heininge's (Ph.D., University of California at Davis) earned her PhD in English with a secondary emphasis in Critical Theory from the University of California, Davis in 2002. Her dissertation was "'The Broth of a Boy': Manifestations of the Stage Irish Figure." Her masters is in English from California State University, Hayward, with a thesis on W.B. Yeats and Henrick Ibsen. Her main interests are Irish literature, especially drama, British modernism, post-colonial and comic theories, and Stephen King. She recently published a new book, Buffoonery in Irish Drama: Staging Twentieth-Century Post-Colonial Stereotypes, by Peter Lang Publishing.