Einat Palkovich

Language Lecturer
Einat Natalie Palkovich
Language Lecturer

Einat Natalie Palkovich is a Language Lecturer at NYU Shanghai’s English for Academic Purposes program. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Palkovich worked as a reading comprehension and academic English lecturer at the University of Haifa, Israel’s preacademic department. Palkovich holds a PhD in English literature and an MA in literature and linguistics from the University of Haifa and a BA in history from University College London.

Palkovich’s research interests include children’s literature, fantasy and magic realism, and cognitive poetics. She has presented papers at various conferences for literature and the humanities. Palkovich’s work has been published in the University of Haifa’s literary journal, Non Sequitur, and forthcoming publications in 2014-2015 include a piece in a collection of essays on otherness in Roald Dahl’s children’s novels and an essay on mother schema in children’s literature, which will be featured in a special edition of Children’s Literature in Education.  

Research Interests

  • Children’s and young adult’s fantasy literature
  • Cognitive literary theory
  • Aesthetics and reader response
  • Magical realism
  • The "other" in literature
  • American literature and the theme of exile
  • Roald Dahl

Courses Taught

  • EAP Seminar: Storying Science
  • EAP Seminar: Storying Science - Advanced
  • Global Perspectives on Culture


  • PhD, English Literature, University of Haifa, 2013
  • MA, English Literature and Linguistics, University of Haifa, 2009
  • BA, History, University College London, 2001