Cynthia Callahan earned her PhD at the University of Delaware and her BA at Rutgers University (Douglass College). She teaches American and multi-ethnic American literatures. Her book, Kin of Another Kind: Transracial Adoption in American Literature (University of Michigan Press, 2011), explores the role of adoptive kinship in articulating racial and national identities in late nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature. She guest edited the first all-bibliography and review issue of the journal Adoption & Culture (Vol. 4, 2014). She is national co-chair of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture.
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