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Heidi Kolk

Assistant Professor

Campus Box 1031
Biography 

A literary historian by training, Heidi Kolk started her career as a student of art and poetry and has long gravitated to cross-disciplinary research. She is currently working on a book project about St. Louis' Campbell House and its efforts to define itself as a site of family, local, and national memory. Kolk previously served as associate director of the American Culture Studies program in Arts & Sciences at Washington University. Before that, she was director of Writing Courses in the Department of English, and she has served in a variety of other administrative roles within Washington University. She earned an MA in English and American Literature, a PhD Certificate in American Culture Studies, and a PhD in English and American Literature, all from Washington University, in addition to a BA in English and Fine Arts from Hope College.