Christina Katopodis (she/her/hers)

University Grants Manager at TLH and Recent Graduate from the Ph.D. Program in English

Christina Katopodis, PhD, is University Grants Manager of Transformative Learning in the Humanities, a three-year initiative at CUNY supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She is a recent graduate of the Ph.D. Program in English at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

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Contact
Christina.Katopodis@cuny.edu
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Quick Link
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Positions
  • Executive Director, Transformative Learning in the HumanitiesFaculty AffairsCUNY Central
  • Co-Chair, Ecocriticism Public Working GroupCUNY Graduate Center
  • Executive CommitteeEnglishCUNY Graduate Center
  • ESA LibrarianEnglishCUNY Graduate Center
  • Adjunct LecturerEnglishHunter College
Publications

Book Project

“Sound Ecologies: Listening to America’s Literary Vibrations from Emerson to Standing Rock” (In progress).

Peer Reviewed Publications

Katopodis, Christina. “The Music of the Spheres in Emerson, Fuller, and Thoreau: Lyell’s Principles and Transcendental Listening,” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Fall 2019.

Katopodis, Christina, and Cathy N. Davidson. “Contract Grading and Peer Review” in Ungrading: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead), edited by Susan D. Blum. West Virginia University Press. 2020.

Katopodis, Christina. “Vibrational Epistemology in the Nineteenth-Century American Soundscape: Music and Noise in Walden.” ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture vol. 65, no. 3 (Fall 2019): 382-423.

Katopodis, Christina, and Cathy N. Davidson. “Changing Our Classrooms to Prepare Students for a Challenging World.” Profession (Fall 2019).

Katopodis, Christina. “Listening in the Field: Recording and the Science of Birdsong.” Configurations vol. 27, no. 1 (January 2019): 120-2. [Book Review]

Katopodis, Christina. “Thoreau at 200: Essays and Reassessments.” Emerson Society Papers vol. 29, no. 1 (Spring 2019): 7-8. [Book Review]

Katopodis, Christina. “‘A remaking of the mind itself’: Margaret Fuller’s Pedagogy & Mine.” Conversations vol. 2, no. 1 (2018): 12.

Digital Publications

Davidson, Cathy N., and Christina Katopodis, “Trust your students to be active participants in their learning,” Times Higher Ed, 26 June 2020.

Davidson, Cathy N., and Christina Katopodis, “In a Pandemic, Everyone Gets an Asterisk,” Inside Higher Ed, 23 March 2020.

Davidson, Cathy N., and Christina Katopodis, “Transforming Your Online Teaching from Crisis to Community,” Inside Higher Ed, 11 March 2020.

Forthcoming

Katopodis, Christina. “The ‘Mute Music’ in Emerson’s Polarity: Generating Practical Power,” in Oxford Handbook of Ralph Waldo Emerson, edited by Christopher Hanlon. Oxford University Press, anticipated 2023.

Davidson, Cathy N., and Christina Katopodis. Transforming Every Classroom: A Practical Guide for Revolutionary Teaching and Learning. Harvard University Press (under contract), anticipated 2022.

Education

Ph.D. Graduate Center CUNY (2013-2021); M.A. Graduate Center CUNY (2009-2011); B.A, The George Washington University (2005-2009)

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