Kate Kelley

Adjunct Instructor
PhD student, Folklore Program, University of Missouri
M.Phil., Religion, Culture, and Critical Theory; University of Stirling, Scotland
M.A., English Literature, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A., Religious Studies; University of California, Santa Barbara
Email: kelleyks@missouri.edu


I am interested in the ways that the intersections of race and gender are articulated in contemporary American culture, particularly in popular culture and the medical industry. My dissertation focusses on how human bodies are pathologized through racialization and normative gender expectations.

Current Teaching

  • RS 3451 Religion in Science Fiction
  • RS 3350 Monsters in Western Folklore and Religion