Catherine M. O'Callaghan
MA English Literature, State University of New York at New Paltz
BA English Literature, State University of New York at New Paltz
AA Liberal Arts, SUNY Orange
Catherine (Kate) O’Callaghan is a tenure-track instructor in the Department of English at SUNY Orange. She is also a proud graduate of SUNY Orange. After leaving SUNY Orange, she went on to earn a BA and MA from SUNY New Paltz, where she studied English Literature.
Ms. O’Callaghan has worked at SUNY Orange since 2008, where she began as a professional tutor. She worked as an adjunct instructor from 2013 until 2019 when she became a full-time instructor. She teaches 14th to 18th century British literature, 19th-Early 20th century British literature, Women Writers, and Freshman composition courses. She has also taught as part of the Honors Program and has served as a Capstone and SOARS mentor. She is currently the Faculty Association secretary and is honored to serve as a member of the Scholarship Committee and Student Success Committee.
Ms. O’Callaghan is currently working on an Ed.M. English Education Studies degree through the University at Buffalo.
Courses: Basic Writing Skills, Reading & Study Skills, Freshman English 1, Honors Freshman English 1, Freshman English 2, Technical Writing Module, British Literature: 14th through 18th Century, British Literature: 19th and Early 20th Century, Woman Writers, College Success Seminar, Career Planning, Summer Institute
Research Interests: British Literature, Shakespeare, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies
SUNY Orange Campus Involvement: Scholarship Committee, Student Success Committee, Honors Program Capstone Mentor, SOARS Mentor, Faculty Association Secretary
Community Involvement: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention