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Bridget Marshall

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Bridget M MarshallAssociate Professor, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Interests

Gothic novels, disability in literature, pedagogy, Colonial American witchcraft trials, American literature, transatlantic literary studies

Education

  • Ph D: English & American Literature, (2004), University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: "Narrative Justice: The Gothic and the Law in Anglo-America, 1790-1860"
  • MA: English & American Literature, (1999), University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA
  • BA: Double major in English Literature and Classical Civilization, (1996), Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA

Biography

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.

Publications

  • Marshall, B.M., (2013) "Transnational Gothic: Literary and Social Exchanges in the Long Nineteenth Century,"
  • Marshall, B.M. (2011) "The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790 – 1860,"

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2013), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2012), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2011), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime Grant for Integrating Crime Victims’ Issues into University and College Curricula. (2010), Grant - U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
    Marshall, B.M.
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2010), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2009), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2008), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2007), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Inventing America: Lowell And The Industrial Revolution (2006), Grant - National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Curriculum Development Grant for The Goody Parsons Project (2002), Grant - The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
  • Mini-Grant for The Goody Parsons Witchcraft Trial Project (2001), Grant - The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities