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Crystal Lake

Associate Professor, Wright State University in Dayton

Visual Literature

PRESENTED ON SEP 22, 2016
IN DAYTON @ VOL 28

Crystal Lake is an Associate Professor in the English Department at Wright State University. She earned her PhD in 2008, and before moving to Dayton in 2011, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Crystal teaches courses and conducts research on British literature, history, and culture.

 

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