Elizabeth Knauer

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Lecturer Intensive English, Adjunct Assistant Professor Intensive English Program, Social Science & Cultural Studies, Humanities & Media Studies eknauer@pratt.edu 718.636.3567 p Brooklyn Campus, DeKalb Hall 323

Current Course Listing (2)

21/FA-SSWI-224T-01 Nomads and Settlers Nomads and Settlers

21/FA-SSWI-235T-01 Education and Society


Ph.D., Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University.


My research focuses on intellectual and educational spaces within and across contemporary contexts. In my teaching and research, I am interested in how individuals understand teaching, learning, and intellectual work across the linguistic, political, and cultural spaces in which they learn, produce, and exchange ideas. I am interested in inclusive pedagogical, epistemological, and intellectual traditions that reflect and leverage the border-crossing aspects of our lives. At Pratt, I teach classes in the Social Science and Cultural Studies Department and the Intensive English Program. My courses focus on border crossing and intellectual inquiry; the politics of social, political and cultural space; and topics in anthropology, cultural sociology, transnational studies, and comparative education.