Tahneer Oksman is Assistant Professor of Academic Writing at Marymount Manhattan College. Her research and teaching interests include autobiography studies, graphic novels and comics, Jewish American literature, and writing studies.

In addition to her academic work, Tahneer has published reviews and interviews related to her interests in publications like The Forward, Public BooksThe Comics Journal, and The Los Angeles Review of Books, and she is the graphic narratives reviews editor for the online literary journal, Cleaver Magazine (http://www.cleavermagazine.com/).


Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

M.A., The University of Chicago

B.A., The University of Pennsylvania


“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs (Columbia University Press, 2016)

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