Maureen Burdock

maureen burdock

Position Title
CST PhD Candidate


Dissertation: The Baroness of Have-Nothing and Other Haunting Tales

Research Interests: Ghost stories, women's stories, oral histories, visual journals and personal archives, graphic narratives and life writing, German Literature, memory theory, trauma theory, transnational feminisms and human rights.

Fellowship, Grants, and Awards:

  • UC Davis Provost's Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (2014-2015)


BFA - Studio Arts - Santa Fe University of Art & Design 

MFA - Fine Arts - California College of the Arts

MA - Visual and Critical Studies - California College of the Arts

Recent Publications:

(2016) “Pathways: A Graphic Meditation” in Studies in Comics, Vol. 7, Issue 2, December 2016.

(2016) “Walking Home: A Feminist Tracing of Home and Belonging,” in Sentient Performativities of Embodiment: Thinking alongside the Human. Eds. Hunter, Lynette, Elisabeth Krimmer, and Peter Lichtenfels. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London: Lexington Books.

(2015) Feminist Fables for the Twenty-first Century: The F Word Project. With foreword by Trina Robbins, and with introductions by Sarah Lightman, Gabriel De Pablo, Francisco Arce, Halima Mohammed Abdel Rahman, Rubina Cohen, David Opiyo, Helen Concannon, Norah Sirma, and Ester Korir. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

 (2014) “Labradoodle or Lion-Snake? Comics as Folkloric Tradition” in Sightlines. San Francisco: California College of the Arts, Visual and Critical Studies Department.

(2014) “Interview with Amruta Patil, India’s First Female Graphic Novelist.” Eleven Eleven Journal, Spring 2014.

(2013) “Kehinde Wiley, The World Stage: Israel.” Review of Painting Exhibition at San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum. San Francisco MOMA Open Space Blog, March 2013.

(2012) “About Face.” Review of Photography Exhibition at Pier 24. Art Practical Online Journal, August 2012.

(2012) “The F Word Project: Comics Cross Borders.” Lilith Magazine, Seldon, NY, 2012; also published in WomanHouse v.4.0 Catalog, University of Nebraska, 2012.