Katherine Scarth

Name:
Katherine Scarth
Email:
kscarth@upei.ca
Position:
Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture
Assistant Professor
Department:
Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture
Dean of Arts
Phone:
902-628-4376
Building:
SDU Main Building 301
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Assistant Professor; Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture

BA (Dalhousie); MA (Memorial); PhD (Warwick)

Kate Scarth is the Chair of L.M. Montgomery Studies and Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (ACLC). Her Montgomery work will involve public engagement activities centred on Montgomery and PEI. Kate also teaches the ACLC courses, “Putting Arts to Work,” “Digital Literacy,” and “Digital Humanities.” Her research focuses on English and Canadian literature written from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century and she is particularly interested in fiction about urbanism and the environment. Her book, "Romantic Suburbs: Fashion, Sensibility, and Greater London", is under contract with the University of Toronto Press. She is also leading a digital humanities, public engagement project, which includes a mobile app & website supporting a literary walking tour of Halifax, Nova Scotia.