Waid, Candace

Position: 
Professor
Status: 
Current

Basic information

Office: 
South Hall 2519
Availability: 
Fall
Office Hours: 
Spring - M 3:00-4:30pm & by appointment
FAX: 
(805) 8934622
Email: 
waid@english.ucsb.edu

Contact Info

Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170

Research

Bio: 

Candace Waid is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her central interests include American literature and culture; gender studies; African-American literature; southern literature; and regional literature. She is the author of Edith Wharton's Letters from the Underworld: Fictions of Women and Writing (University of North Carolina Press, 1991), as well as articles on Wharton, Faulkner, and Welty. Professor Waid is currently at work on a book on Faulkner and Welty, as well as Blood Union: Conjuring the Conjugal and other Arts in Southern Literature.

Areas of Interest: 
American Literature and culture
Gender studies
African American literature
Southern literature
Regional literature