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Michelle Wood

Michelle Wood, PhD

Professor of English


Doctor Wood has been at Cedarville since 1995. Before coming to Cedarville, she taught English in the United States and in Beijing, China. She has presented papers at national conferences, including the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the National Council of Teachers of English, the College English Association, and the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, speaking on topics such as Multigenre writing and American women writers. Dr. Wood is a member of the Society for the Study of American Woman Writers and the Catharine Marie Sedgwick society.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Literature and Criticism, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric, Wright State University
  • B.A. in English Education and Speech Education, Cedarville College

Scholarly Works

  • Moving Toward Critical Counter-Spaces: Volitional Movements in American Women's Writing, 1839-1900 (Michelle M. Wood) Faculty Dissertations (2013)
  • "I was in a fidget to know where we could possibly sleep": Antebellum Hospitality on the Margins of Nation in Caroline Kirkland's A New Home, Who'll Follow? and Eliza Farnham's Life in Prairie Land (Michelle M. Wood) English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications (2017)
  • Book Review: The Omega-3 Effect (Michelle M. Wood) Wiley's Finest Wild Alaskan Fish Oil Blog (2014)
  • Discovering and Recovering the Nineteenth-Century Journals of Martha E. McMillan in an American Women Writer’s Course: A Collaborative Digital Recovery Project (Michelle M. Wood, Lynn A. Brock, Gregory A. Martin, et al.) Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (2017)
  • Inhabiting the Liminal: The Architecture of Single Life in Catharine Maria Sedgwick's Fiction (Michelle M. Wood) Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference (2015)

View a listing of scholarly works in the Cedarville University Digital Commons »


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