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Ernest Tjia

Edwin Erle Sparks Graduate Fellow (2019-2020)

Graduate Teaching Assistant

003 Burrowes Building, Cubicle L

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • Wednesday 1pm-230pm; Thursday 3pm-430pm


  1. B.A. American Studies, New York University (2019)

Professional Bio

Ernest Tjia [IPA: tʃɪə] is a graduate student and a 2019-2020 Edwin Erle Sparks Graduate Fellow at the Pennsylvania State University’s Department of English. His research interests lie at the intersections of critical race theory, affect studies, and queer studies. Among his primary objects of consideration are autobiography and the epistle form, photography, visual art, and film.