New CAS Faculty
Assistant Professor of English
Jinny Huh is an Assistant Professor of English specializing in Asian American and African American literatures, comparative race studies, and detective fiction.
She received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Irvine, Master's in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern California. She was also a Postdoctoral Fellow at UCLA in the Bunche Center for African American Studies.
Her current research project, The Arresting Eye: Race and the Detection of Deception, examines the anxiety of detection and race through a comparative analysis of detective fiction and passing narratives. Professor Huh has publications in Modern Fiction Studies, Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies, and The Dictionary of Literary Biography.
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