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Oline Eaton, PhD (she/her)


  • English
  • College of Arts & Sciences


Oline (oh!-'lighn) Eaton holds degrees from Mississippi State University, the University of Chicago, and King's College London. She teaches first year writing as non-tenure track full-time lecturer at Howard University. Her research examines celebrity life-narratives as trans-medially constructed, trans-historically contested, ideologically saturated affective spaces. Her biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, entitled Finding Jackie: A Life Reinvented, will be released in January 2023. Current research includes representations of work and precarity in Lindsay Lohan’s Beach House (2019) and a long-form essay on the subject of trauma, language, Kim Kardashian, and lost time. 

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