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Elizabeth Schoppelrei

Elizabeth Schoppelrei
252 Burrowes Building
Office Phone: (814) 863-1125


  1. MA, Pennsylvania State University, 2018
  2. BA, Wright State University, 2016


Liz Schoppelrei is a first year PhD Student in the joint program of Comparative Literature and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. They focus on poetic expression and transmission as a conduit for identity formation and community building. Their research interests include: American poetry slam, Weimar lesbian and transvestite periodicals, Argentine feminist movements, feminist theory, and queer and trans communities. 

Classes Taught: 

CMLIT 122 (Global Science Fictions): Emphasis on gender and sexuality in sci-fi

CMLIT 101 ( Race, Gender, and Identity in World Literature): Emphasis on graphic narrative forms

Areas of Specialization: 

20th and 21st Century Poetry

Gender and Sexuality

Weimar Queer Culture

Feminist Theory