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Mark Mossman

Professor
Chair
19th Century Brit Lit; Disability Studies; Irish Studies
PhD, English

Email ma-mossman@wiu.edu
Office 124 Simpkins Hall: 309-298-2812
Office hours By appointment

Mark Mossman received his PhD from Saint Louis University in 1998.  He joined the faculty at WIU in August 2001 after two years at Bethany College in West Virginia.  Mark has had work published in such journals as College English, Nineteenth Century Feminisms, Postmodern Culture, Post Identity, European Romantic Review, and Victorian Literature and Culture.   His book, Disability, Representation and the Body in Irish Writing: 1800-1922, which investigates how a disability framework can be read into 19th century Irish cultural practice, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in September 2009.  Mark is now completing a second book project entitled Disabling the Victorian: Form, Body, and the Sensational Response.