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Kathleen Kellet-Betsos

Kathleen Kellet-Betsos

Media & Culture
DepartmentLanguages, Literatures & Cultures (Ryerson)
Areas of ExpertiseFranco-Canadian minority literatures and cultures; immigrant voices in Canadian literature; feminist critical theory, narratology and literary detective fiction

Kathleen L. Kellett is Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Ryerson University. She holds a PhD in French with a specialization in Quebec literature from the University of Toronto. She has been a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Ryerson University since 2001 and is a member of the M.A. in Immigration and Settlement Studies program as well as the graduate program in Communication and Culture. Her current research focuses on Franco-Canadian minority literatures and cultures, particularly Franco-Ontarian literature, as well as immigrant voices in Canadian literature.

Other research interests include feminist critical theory, narratology and literary detective fiction. She has published essays on authors including Anne Hébert, Antonine Maillet, Anne Dandurand, Daniel Poliquin and Chrystine Brouillet in collective works and in journals including Studies in Canadian literature, University of Toronto Quarterly, Tangence, Québec Studies and @nalyses.