Margot Kotler

Academic Appointments
  • Lecturer

  • Assistant Director of the Writing Center

Margot is the Assistant Director of the Writing Center and a Lecturer in the Writing Program. Her research focuses on queer modernisms, feminist and LGBTQ studies, and life writing. She earned her Ph.D. in English at the Graduate Center, CUNY and her M.A. in English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University. Prior to Dartmouth, she taught first-year writing and literature courses in English at Queens College, CUNY, and served as a Writing Across the Curriculum Fellow at Baruch College, CUNY.


37 Dewey Fld Rd, Room 214
HB 6250


Institute for Writing and Rhetoric


  • BA, Rutgers University
  • MA, Brandeis University
  • MPhil, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Ph.D., The Graduate Center, CUNY

Selected Publications

  • "Susan Sontag, Lorraine Hansberry, and the Politics of Queer Biography." Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, 8.2, Spring 2022. 

    "The Impersonal is Political: Virginia Woolf, Vera Brittain, and Feminist Counterpublics." Virginia Woolf Miscellany, vol. 97, 2021, pp. 26-29.

    "After Anger: Negative Affect and Feminist Politics in Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas." Woolf Studies Annual, vol. 24, 2018, pp. 35-54.