Beata Potocki

Beata Potocki

Beata Potocki
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Ph.D in Comparative Literature.  New York University, 2011

M.A in Comparative Literature. New York University, 2006

Université Jussieu-Paris VII, NYU-in-Paris, 2005

M.A in Humanities and Social Thought. New York University, 2002                                       

B.A. in Psychology. New York University, 1999 


Beata Potocki received her Ph. D in Comparative Literature from New York University. Her research interests include aesthetics and politics, narrative theory, and representations of subjectivity in postcolonial Anglophone and Francophone African and Caribbean literatures. Her most recent article “‘Apocalypso’: Visions of Cosmopolitanism in Michelle Cliff’s Fiction” was published in The Global South.

At John Jay she teaches general education literature courses, including American Stories, Crime, Punishment and Justice in U.S. Literature and in World Literatures.

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