Kathryn Vomero Santos is an Assistant Professor of English and co-director of the Humanities Collective at Trinity University, where she teaches courses in Shakespeare, early British literature, drama, translation studies, adaptation and appropriation studies, critical race studies, and gender and sexuality studies. She completed her Ph.D. in the Department of English at New York University, and she earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Textual Studies and Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture from Syracuse University.
Her cross-historical research explores the intersections of theatrical performance with the politics of language, migration, and racial formation in the early modern period and in our contemporary moment.
Santos currently serves as the Performance Reviews Editor for Shakespeare Bulletin and on the Executive Committee for the MLA Translation Studies Forum.
Before arriving to Trinity, Santos was a member of the Department of English and a co-coordinator of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. While at NYU, she was a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the College Core Curriculum and Part-Time Faculty in the Interdisciplinary Writing Program at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.