Rachel Dale

Cara DuboisPhD - Third Year
MA in English, Brandeis University, 2020
BA in English, Gordon College, MA, 2017

pronouns: she / her / hers 

Primary Advisor

Emilie Diouf

Research Interests

Contemporary Anglophone literature, Trauma Theory, Postcolonialism, Decolonial Pedagogy, Gender & Sexuality, and Archives

Classes Taught

HMS309, Contemporary Issues in PTSD Treatment (Endicott College, Spring 2023)

UWS-61A, Time Travel (Brandeis University, Fall 2022)

COR107, The Great Conversation—Foundations in Thinking, Reading, and Writing (Gordon College, Spring 2020)


“Non-Human Time: An Environmental Approach to the Problem of Progress,” On Sustainability: Eighteen International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability, Grenada, Spain, January 2022. 

“Modern Unsettlement: The Continuity of Indigenous Resistance to Colonialism,” Northeastern Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2021.

“Traumatic Appropriation: Transmissibility and the Body in Genocide Testimonies,” Northeastern Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, March 2020.


The Shirle Dorothy Robbins Creative Writing Prize, 2021

Favorite Work

Petals of Blood (Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o)

House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)