Susan Cannon Harris is an Associate Professor and teaches in the Department of English and the Keough Institute for Irish Studies. Harris's first book, Gender and Modern Irish Drama, was published in 2002 and won two awards. She has also published articles in PMLA, Theatre Journal, Modern Drama, Genders, the James Joyce Quarterly, Eire-Ireland, and other journals. She is currently at work on a project about Irish playwrights and the political and cultural left in the 20th century. In addition to Irish drama, Harris's teaching interests include contemporary Irish literature, modern British fiction, gender studies, African literature in English, and crime fiction. Specialty: Irish drama and literature, modern British fiction, gender studies, LGBTQ literature, queer theory, and crime fiction.
Select courses: Queer Plots: Narrative and Sexuality in 20th and 21st Century Fiction (undergraduate), Modern Irish Drama and the World Stage (graduate level), Gender and Irish Drama (undergraduate), Gender Troubles: Contemporary Irish Fiction (undergraduate, senior seminar)