Nissa Parmar
Adjunct Faculty
PhD, Oxford Brookes University
MA, University of Minnesota

Nissa Parmar's PhD dissertation is entitled "'In the American Strain': The Hybrid Poetry of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, Adrienne Rich, Marilyn Chin, and Sherman Alexie." Her research and teaching interests are emergent American literature and culture, in particular Native American, Asian American, and women's literatures, as well as modern and contemporary poetry.

Parmar is a career teacher with professional writing, editing, and curriculum development experience. Her most recent publication is Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, a cultural studies collection for which she was lead editor and a contributor.