Brittany Wilson

Britt Wilson
PhD Candidate, Graduate Instructor, Composition Program Assistant, Deaton Scholar
04 Tate Hall

BA in English & Psychology - Wesley College 2017

MA in English - Salisbury University, 2019

PhD in English - University of Missouri, in progress



Online Teaching - University of Missouri, 2020

TEFL, 120 hour program - University of California, Berkeley - International House, 2020

Research and Teaching

Areas of Study

  • Contemporary Literature
  • Women's and Gender Studies in English
  • Global Anglophone Literature

Pronouns: she/her


Britt Wilson (she/her) is a PhD student and graduate instructor at Mizzou. Her research focuses on the ways that decoloniality, power, and resistance manifest in contemporary speculative fiction by womxn writers of color. Her work understands womxn’s writing as generative spaces for imagining the possibilities for worlds otherwise -- spaces that are indispensable to the vision for and creation of socially just futures.

In addition to her work as a literature and composition instructor, Britt is also the the graduate intern for MU’s Composition Program, an assistant editor at NCTE’s College English, a researcher for the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network’s Women Speak project, a Deaton Scholar(on the Scholar Advisory Board), and a cat mom of two.


Awards and Honors

Gus Reid Award for Excellence in Composition Teaching -- 2022

English Graduate Fellowship Award -- 2022

Best Graduate Student Paper Award (3rd place) -- MU English Department -- 2022

Deaton Scholars Program, Spring 2022 Cohort; Fall 2022 Scholar Advisory Board