Dr. Corinne Bancroft

Dr. Corinne Bancroft
Assistant Professor
Office: CLE C328

Corinne Bancroft joined the English Department in 2018.  She enjoys teaching courses in American Literature and writing.  She earned her PhD in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a dissertation titled "A Child's Call: Braiding Narratives in the Face of Racial Violence."  She also has a PhD Emphasis in Writing Studies. 

Her current research focuses on narrative strategies, such as the braided narrative and child narrators, that contemporary women authors use to help readers face issues of racial and sexual violence.  Her work seeks to build connections between cognitive approaches to literature and Critical Race Theory. 




The Braided Narrative.” Narrative 26, No. 3 (2018): 262-281.

“Euclid at the Core: Recentering Literary Education” [with Peter J. Rabinowitz], Style 48, No. 1 (2014): 1-34.

Emplotting Immigration: The Rhetoric of Border NarrativesJournal of Cognitive Semiotics, 4, No. 2 (2012): 40-56.