Leah Marie Becker (She/Her/Hers)

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Contact Information

332 English Building
608 S Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Graduate Student

Research Interests

  • Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature,
  • Ecofeminism and Environmental Humanities
  • Women's Writing


  • MA English Literature, New York University, 2017
  • BA English Literature, University of Portland, 2014


  • Illinois Distinguished Fellowship

Courses Taught

  • RHET 105: Writing and Research (Instructor)
  • ENGL 255: Early American Literature and Culture (Teaching Assistant)
  • ENGL 116: Introduction to American Literature (Instructor)

Highlighted Publications

“Reconciling Julia Child and Rachael Ray: Is there Room in the Kitchen for Foodies, Convenience-loving Cooks, and Feminists?” Render: Feminist Food and Culture Quarterly, 2014. 39-43.