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Catherine Eagan's English Website

Catherine Eagan

Catherine M. Eagan

Current Courses

Past Courses

English 100A
English 100B
English 104

English 1A
English 3
English 4
English 7
English 44
English 45


Welcome to my LPC home page!

This year I am on sabbatical, working on my manuscript, Engaging Whiteness: Transatlantic Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Irish Racial Identity. I am also keeping a journal, reflecting on future classroom applications of my work on the racial formation of identity in the United States.

Educational Background

Ph.D. in English from Boston College (2000)
B.A.'s in English and history from U.C. Berkeley (1991)
High school diploma from Skyline High School, Oakland, California (1986)

Professional Achievements and Activities

Curriculum Vitae
"White, But Not Quite"--article published in New Directions in Irish-American History.
"Still 'Black' and 'Proud'"--article published in The Irish in Us

Teaching Experience

Instructor of English (both composition and literature) as a Boston College graduate student and since 1998 at various California colleges, including Chabot College (Hayward), Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill), Ohlone College (Fremont), and San Jose State University; Instructor of American Studies at San Jose State University from 1998-2000. Full-time instructor of English at Las Positas College since January 2003.

How to Contact Me (2009-2010)


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