Todd Richardson

Professor
Department of Literature and Language
English Program
Office
MB Room 4154

English Program

Department of Literature and Language

Education: BA, College of Wooster; MA, University of Delaware; Ph.D. (2002), University of South Carolina

Publications and Positions: articles in The New England Quarterly, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, Concord Saunterer, Resources for American Literary Study, Melville Society Extracts, and Victorian Periodicals Review. Book chapters appear in The Oxford Handbook of Transcendentalism (2010), Emerson in Context (Cambridge, 2014), American Literary Scholarship (Duke, 2017), and Approaches to Teaching Ralph Waldo Emerson (MLA, forthcoming). He is Past President of the Ralph Waldo Emerson Society.

Fellowships: National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, "Extending the Land Ethic: Current Humanities Voices and Sustainability" (Flagstaff, AZ, June-July 2016), and "Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller" (Concord, MA, July 2013).

Research Interests: nineteenth century American literature, American Transcendentalism, nature writing, and American periodicals

Last Updated: 07/02/2020