Kamaiopili, Kyle Richert
Assistant Professor - English and Literature
CB 402H
Last Updated: 3/8/19 -


PhD, Tufts University 2018

MA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2011

BA, Whitworth University, 2009


Native American and Global Indigenous literatures, 19th and 20th Century American literature, Native Studies, Black Studies, Settler Colonial Studies, Post- and Anticolonial Theories, Food Studies. Currently working on projects involving C.L.R. James, Herman Melville, and Global Indigenous maritime laborers; and SPAM(R) poetics in contemporary Indigenous writing.

Courses Taught

ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Academic Writing

ENGL 2010/201H - Intermediate Writing/Honors Intermediate Writing

ENGL 2520 - American Literature after 1865

ENGL 2600 - Critical Introduction to Literature

ENGL 357G - Native American Literature

ENGL 373R - Rewriting the American West

ENGL 4570 - Studies in the American Novel: "Novel Americans"