English Department Faculty

Kevin Ohi

Professor

Department

English

Biography

Specializes in queer theory, aestheticism and decadence, late-Victorian prose and fiction, film, literary theory, and English and American novels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Professor Ohi's current projects focus on (sexual, poetic, linguistic) origins, on solitude, and on narrative perspective and desire.

Awards

  • Fellow, Cornell University Society for the Humanities, 2016-17
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2013-14
  • Fellow, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC, 2004-5
  • Winner of the Crompton-Noll Award (2000) from the Modern Language Association (for "Molestation 101").