Margaret Konkol

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Margaret Konkol received her PhD from SUNY Buffalo in 2013 and also holds a Masters from the University of Virginia and a BA from Reed College. For the past two years she taught in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech where she held a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Pedagogy. She joins the faculty at New College as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department where she will be teaching courses on environmental literature, poetry, and transnational modernism. Her research interests include American literature (expansively defined), modernism, poetry & poetics, environmental humanities, archive theory, gender studies, and digital humanities.

Recent Classes
Introduction to Poetry
Literature and the Environment: Epistemologies of Nature from Wilderness Ideology to Blue Ecology


“Creeley in Age: Negative Poetics in Robert Creeley’s Late Work.” Jacket. No. 31, October 2006.

“Critical Introduction to ‘Some Memories of Henri Matisse by Alice B Toklas." Meridian: The Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia. 16 Winter (2005) 63-65.

Contact Information

New College of Florida
Division of Humanities
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida 34243-2197

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida  34243

Phone: (941) 487-4200
Fax: (941) 487-4201