Helen Kapstein

Assistant Professor of English

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Helen Kapstein did her MA and PhD work in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She specializes in postcolonial literature and theory, contemporary British literature, cultural and media studies, and Anglophone African literature and culture. Her current book project, A New Kind of Safari: Tourism in Postcolonial Literature and Culture, argues that tourism is a nation-making experience.