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Aliza Atik

Queensborough Community College, CUNY
Assistant Professor in English
Preferred Gender Pronouns: She/her

Bio: Aliza Atik, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in English at Queensborough Community College, CUNY. She received her Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 2013 where she won several awards for her scholarship, including an Andrew W. Mellon dissertation fellowship. Dr. Atik’s research interests include Victorian studies, Jewish literature, and Arab/Israeli literature. She gave a talk about Sahar Khalifeh’s Wild Thorns at the 2012 MLA national conference, and her article, “Calibrating the Female Body: Shame, Disgust, and the Recuperative Gaze in Amos Gitai's Kadosh,” was published in Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies. Dr. Atik also works as an assistant editor for the peer reviewed and MLA indexed journal Victorian Literature and Culture.