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Educator Kathryn Bond Stockton is well known in academic circles as a scholar in literature, feminist theory, and queer theory, having much research accomplished in the past 27 years. Kathryn Bond Stockton displayed exceptional scholarly talent while at the University of Connecticut studying Psychology and Philosophy, eventually earning a Bachelor of Arts with honors. While at the University of Connecticut, Kathryn Bond Stockton earned the Dorothy Culp Prize for the highest academic standing in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as being named a University Scholar, the highest academic honor at the university. Inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honors society, Kathryn Bond Stockton earned the John Torrey Prize for highest academic standing in the society, and was named 1 of 12 National Alpha Lambda Delta scholars. After graduating summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut, Kathryn Bond Stockton continued her academic excellence at the Yale University Divinity School. In continuation of her undergraduate success, Kathryn Bond Stockton received the Edward Ashley Walker Scholarship Prize and Religion and the Arts Prize for her high academic standing. Among the other awards that Kathryn Bond Stockton received are the Oliver Ellsworth Daggett Prize, for her service and diligence to the school, and the Mary Cady Tew Prize, for her scholarly studies. After graduating magna cum laude with a Master of Divinity degree from Yale, Kathryn Bond Stockton served as a fellow at Brown University, and was subsequently named a Fellow of the Annenberg Institute. After graduating from Brown, Kathryn Bond Stockton continued to earn accolades inside and outside of academia. For her teaching at the University of Utah, Kathryn Bond Stockton earned the Ramona W. Cannon Award, the Presidential Teaching Scholar Award, and the Thomas Dee Endowment Grant. For her research into feminist and queer theory, Kathryn Bond Stockton’s honors include a fellowship from Wesleyan University, Achievement Awards from the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the YWCA, and the Crompton-Noll Prize from the Modern Language Association (MLA). 


Diversity Scholarships Univ. of Utah; Utah Pride Center, mountain-biking; skate skiing; hiking; kayaking; snowshoeing; downhill skiing; tennis; squash


Work experience

Sep 1987Present

Professor of English

University of Utah




Brown University


Yale University Divinity School


University of Connecticut