Title: Associate Professor of English
Office: Buttrick 132
Teresa A. Goddu is currently Director of the American Studies Program at Vanderbilt University and Associate Professor of English. She received her B.A. from Yale University (1986) and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (1991). She is a specialist in nineteenth-century American literature and culture. She is the author of Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation (Columbia UP, 1997) and is currently completing a study of abolitionist print culture titled, Selling Antislavery: Antebellum Print Culture and Social Reform. She is the recipient of two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Senior Specialist Fulbright award. Her recent publications include: "The Discourse of Numeracy and the Antislavery Almanac" Book History 12 (2009): 129-155 and "The Slave Narrative as Material Text" forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook to the African American Slave Narrative, edited by John Ernest.