Christina Kim Becker, PhD

Christina Becker received her AM and PhD in comparative literature from Harvard University, where her research focused on modernism in literature and the visual arts. During her sixteen years of teaching at Harvard, she has taught comparative and interdisciplinary courses that have drawn upon her interests in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British, American, and German literature and visual arts, mysticism, trauma studies, museum studies, literary, film, and critical theory, cultural studies, and business communication. She has taught and advised a wide range of students at Harvard, from incoming freshmen to honors concentrators writing their senior theses to graduate students and working professionals. She served as the faculty director for the Writing and Public Service Initiative in the Harvard College Writing Program from 2012- 2015, designing and launching writing initiatives to help prepare Boston Public Schools students for college. She has been awarded Certificates of Excellence in Teaching numerous times by Harvard University's Derek Bok Center.


  • PhD Harvard University