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Maureen Tuthill

Maureen Tuthill

Chair, English Department, Assistant Professor of English
 WH 230
 +1 (573) 592-5066
  • English



Ph.D. University of Connecticut
M.A. State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A. College of William and Mary

Courses Taught

  • Medical Visions in Literature
  • Message and Media
  • Literature of the Great Depression
  • American Literature to the Civil War
  • American Literature Since the Civil War
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • The Short Story
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Expository Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Westminster Transfer Seminar
  • Critical Practicum
  • Early American Media

Current Teaching

  • ENG 355--Early American Media
  • ENG 238--American Literature to the Civil War
  • ENG 260--Introduction to Journalism

Research/Scholarly Interests
Early American Literature and Media, Journalism, Social Media and Technology, Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Medical and Scientific Philosophy, Literature and Medicine, Social Medicine, Global Literature and Medicine, the Early Republic, Eighteenth-Century Women Writers, the Early Transatlantic Novel

Recent Publications
"Virtue and Self-Interest in the Yellow Fever World of Arthur Mervyn." Literature of the Early Republic, vol. 5 (forthcoming in 2013)

"A Medical Examination of Charlotte Temple: Critiquing the Female Healing Community in Rowson's America." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Volume 28, No. 1 (2011).

Faculty Advisor, The Columns (campus newspaper)
Faculty Advisor, Sigma Tau Delta
Chapter Advisor, Alpha Chi

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