Carol Curiel



Ph.D. English: Literature and Philosophy, Purdue University,  2000 
M.A. English: Literature, Cal Poly State Univ, San Luis Obispo, 1988 
Teaching Credential Secondary English, Cal Poly State Univ, San Luis Obispo, 1987 
Bachelor of Arts—English,  Santa Clara University, 1986

Teaching and Research Interests 

History of Literature
Intersection of Literature and Philosophy
Metaphor and Narrative theory, particularly in writings of De Man and Ricoeur  

Selected Conference Papers

"The Power of Metaphor: Invitation to Join a Community" WAC Conference, May 2010 
"‘Of Two Kinds Thus Made’: Ontological Paradox in John Donne’s Metempsychosis" Renaissance Society of America, Annual Meeting – 1996 
"Sameness or Difference: The Shifting Status of Metaphor in John Donne’s Poetry" Indiana College English Association, 1995 Conference 
"The Reevaluation of Perception: The Imperative for Criticism in John Dewey’s Poetry" Graduate Student Conference: The Aesthetic Challenge of Nietzsche and Dewey: Selves, Women, and Language, Loyola University of Chicago, 1991 

Awards and Honors

Purdue University Fellowship—August 1990-June 1992
Purdue University Summer Research Grant—1993
Santa Clara University, Honors Scholar—1983-1985,
Honors Program—1982-1985, Dean’s Honors List—1982-1985
Phi Kappa Phi, National Academic Honor Society for Graduate Students, Purdue University Chapter
Sigma Tau Delta, English Honor Society, Cal Poly State University, SLO Chapter
Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, Santa Clara University Chapter 

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