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Bridget Marshall

Bridget Marshall, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


Gothic novel, American literature, law & literature, New England witchcraft trials, disability in literature

Educational Background

B.A., English, Lehigh University

M.A., English, UMass Amherst

Ph.D., English, UMass Amherst


Bridget M. Marshall is co-editor of the collection Transnational Gothic: Literary and Social Exchanges in the Long Nineteenth Century (Ashgate 2013) and author of The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790 – 1860 (Ashgate 2011). Her research and teaching focus on the Gothic, nineteenth-century American literature, witchcraft trials, disability in literature, and law and literature. Dr. Marshall has published articles on gambling addictions in Gothic novels, witchcraft trials in western Massachusetts, phrenology and physiognomy in the Gothic novel, comic books in the classroom and plagiarism in popular culture.