Bridget Marshall

Bridget Marshall, English, American Studies

Bridget Marshall, English, American Studies

Associate Chair, Associate Professor
Phone:
978-934-4179
Office:
O'Leary 461

Expertise

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

Biosketch

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.