Catherine Jean Prendergast

Personal profile

Research Interests

  • Rhetoric
  • Writing Studies
  • Disability Studies
  • American History
  • Film/Visual Culture
  • Women's Lives

Personal profile

Catherine Prendergast is Professor of English at the University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign. Her book, The Gilded Edge, is forthcoming from Dutton Press in October 2021.


  • BA: Columbia University
  • PhD: University of Wisconsin - Madison


  • Disability in Film
  • Economies of Literacy
  • Disability in Literature
  • Advanced Composition
  • Global English


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