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Maureen Tuthill

Maureen Tuthill

Associate Professor of English
 WH 230
 +1 (573) 592-5066
  • English


Chair, English Department
Coordinator, English Minor and Journalism, Media, and Publishing Minor


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


Health and Sickness in the Early American Novel (Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown, Political Pamphlets, Vol. 4, Co-editor (Forthcoming from Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)

Selected Publications

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

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, Science Studies, Social Media and Technology, Literature and Medicine, Social Medicine, Global Literature and Medicine, the Early Republic, Early American Women Writers

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