Dr. Kara Kennedy

Dr. Kara Kennedy also runs, Dune Scholar - a website that publishes accessible research-based analysis of Frank Herbert’s Dune series and other science fiction topics. Dr. Kennedy is a writer, researcher, and educator whose areas of interest include science fiction, digital humanities, digital literacy, and women’s studies. She has taught literature, writing, and academic skills, and writes academic/non-fiction pieces published in traditional presses as well as on blogs.  Her doctoral dissertation focused on the representation of the women of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood across the six-book series. Dr. Kennedy has lectured and published on various Dune topics and has two books forthcoming by an academic publisher.  DuneScholar.com