Marit MacArthur taught writing and literature at CSU Bakersfield for 12 years after earning her Ph.D. in English at UC Davis in 2005. She returned to Davis in 2015-16 as an ACLS Digital Innovations Fellow at UC Davis, affiliated with the ModLab and the Davis Humanities Institute. She joined the UWP faculty in 2017 and in 2018, she is co-directing a NEH Digital Humanities Advancement grant project, Tools for Listening to Texts-in-Performance, working with Neil Verma at Northwestern University, Mara Mills at NYU, and Lee Miller at UC Davis, as well as with independent interface designer and developer Robert Ochshorn. Other projects include, in 2012-13, an interdisciplinary research and documentary film project sponsored by CalHumaniaties, Camp to Campus, about first-generation college graduates from a migrant labor background. In 2008 she was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the University of Lodz in Poland.
MFA, Warren Wilson College (2013)
Ph.D., UC Davis (2005)
B.A., Northwestern University (1996)