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Alison Shonkwiler

Craig-Lee Hall (CL)
(401) 456-8028

Academic Background

B.A. Amherst College
M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Courses Taught

English 207: Backgrounds in American Literature
English 302: American Literature, 1860-1914
English 329: Contemporary American Fiction
English 230: Writing for Professional Settings


Twentieth-century and contemporary American literature, nineteenth-century American literature, literatures of globalization, economic criticism, narrative theory and the novel, literary and cultural studies of capitalism


Professor Shonkwiler is currently working on a book titled The Financial Imaginary: Realism in an Era of Economic Mystification. She has published articles in Contemporary Literature, Studies in the Novel, and GLQ.

Page last updated: September 21, 2011