Vivian Nun Halloran

Vivian Nun Halloran


Professor, English

Professor, American Studies

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, and Arts and Humanities

Affiliate Professor, African American and African Diaspora Studies

Affiliate Professor, Asian American Studies

Affiliate Professor, Human Biology

Affiliate Professor, Latino Studies

Affiliate Professor, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Affiliate Professor, Spanish and Portuguese


  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, UCLA, 2002
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, UCLA, 1996
  • B.A., Spanish, magna cum laude, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1994
  • B.A., English, magna cum laude, University of Colorado-Boulder, 1994

Journal Articles and Other Publications

Selected Articles and Book Chapters:

“Recipes as Memory Work: Slave Food.” Culture, Theory and Critique 53.2 (2012): 147-161.

“After Forty Acres: Food Security, Urban Agriculture, and Black Food Citizenship.” Dethroning the Deceitful Porkchop. Ed. Jennifer Jensen Wallach. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2015. 215-228.

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Trustees Teaching Award 2017, 2014, 2004
  • Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning
  • Learning Analytics Fellowship, Spring 2016
  • Technology Grant: Courseload, 2012