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Sara Chung

Ph.D. Program
  • LAAH 525
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M.A., Chonbuk National University, 2017
B.A., Chonbuk National University, 2015


Sara Y. Chung’s research interests include nineteenth-century novels, the Gothic, humanist philosophy, and race studies. Her dissertation project examines possibilities of re-conceiving human ontology in fiction through theoretical engagements with critical race studies and lenses of the body and flesh, affect, and ghostliness.

Research Interests

  • 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture
  • African American and Diaspora Literature
  • Race Studies
  • Critical Theory


  • Department delegate for the English Institute Conference, University of Chicago, October 2019
  • Intern for the Graduate Assessment Project, English Department, 2019-2020
  • Recipient of the Forrest Burt Memorial Award for excellence in graduate research, Department of English, April 2019
  • Research Assistant, “The Wynter Project,” Texas A&M University, Spring 2018
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Texas A&M University, 2017-Present