Sarah Berry

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Joined the faculty in 2008

Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2008
M.A. Syracuse University, 2000
B.S. Cornell University, 1996

Prior Teaching Experience:
Instructor, Syracuse University, 1999-2000, 2002-2005, 2006-2008

Current Scholarly Interests:
nineteenth-century women's literature

Health Humanities; literature and medicine/science

gender, race, and the history of the body

medical history
autobiography and lifewriting


critical race studies

archival studies

Courses Routinely Taught:
FSEM Victorian Monsters
ENG 101 Intro to Literary Studies

ENG/WmSt/HP 213 Literature and Medicine: 19th-C. American Literature and Women Healers
ENG 222 Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers

ENG 248 Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers

ENG 354 Forms of Memoir: Inventing the American Self, 1776-1914

ENG/HP 372: Cultures of Medicine: Literature, Health, and Illness in the Americas
American Studies 101: America: Eye, I, Aye

Recent Publications:
"Students in the Archives: A Short Report on a Significant Learning Experience." Currents in Teaching and Learning 3:2 (Spring 2011): 33-41.

"Back to the Archives, Toward a Rereading of Hannah Cullwick through Her Autobiography 'Hannah's Places' (1872)." Lifewriting Annual 2 (2008): 27-69.

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