Joseph Boone

Class Year

1974

Professional Background

Scholar of the novel as genre, modernism, gender and queer theory, postcolonial studies; author of three books and two essay collections

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?

Writing my honors thesis was the first step towards grad school, earning a PhD in English, and teaching and publishing in the field ever since!

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Professor of English, University of Southern California