Therese Anne Cox

Therese Anne Cox


Structures of Feeling: Architecture and Literature in Postwar Britain and Ireland

Research Interests


Therese Cox is a Lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature and a 2021-2022 Early Career Fellow. She specializes in contemporary British and Irish literature and its relation to architecture, urban planning, and public space. She has been the recipient of a Heyman Center/Humanities New York Public Humanities Fellowship (2018-2019), a Teaching Scholars Fellowship (2016-2017), and a Kluge Mentoring Fellowship with the Columbia Undergraduate Scholars Program (2019-2020). As a public humanities scholar, she has partnered with the community organization Street Lab to create pop-up writing stations throughout New York City. She is also a regular participant in the Words After War writing workshop, which brings military veterans and civilians together to talk about literatures of war and conflict. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The Stinging Fly, The Brooklyn Rail, gorse, Banshee, and Wrath-Bearing Tree. She holds a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University, an M.A. in Educational Theatre and English Education from NYU, and a B.S. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.