Gemma Goodale-Sussen

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, UI

Gemma Goodale-Sussen is a fourth-year PhD candidate in English at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include American and Soviet literatures of incarceration during the Cold War. She holds a BA in English from Grinnell College and an MA from the University of Iowa. She has taught creative writing and American studies courses at Newton Correctional Facility and the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Iowa and is currently working on a public memory/archive project in conjunction with Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison.