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Rosemary I. Weatherston

Associate Professor of English

Weatherston
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 228
Phone: 313-993-1083
Weatherston

Degrees

  • Ph.D., English, University of Southern California
  • B.A., English, University of Michigan

Biography

Rosemary Weatherston holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in English from  University of Southern California. She joined Detroit Mercy in 2000. Her areas of interest and specialization include 20th- and 21st-century U.S. literatures, women’s and gender studies and narrative medicine. Her work has been published in AUMLA, Discourse, Theatre Journal, ARIEL and The Americanist and in anthologies including Body Politics and the Fictional Double, Queer Frontiers: Millennial Geographies, Genders, and Generations, Critical Mappings of Arturo Islas's Fictions, Murder 101: Essays on the Teaching of Detective Fiction, and A Different Image: The Legacy of Broadside Press, which she co-edited.

She especially enjoys teaching ENL 2350: Studies in Fiction – Narrative and Health Care, and WGS 2000: Gender, Sex, and Justice, because she loves courses in which the classroom and the real world collide. When she isn't teaching, she usually can be found working with students on print projects in the Dudley Randall Center for Print Culture or talking with students who are minoring in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, both of which she directs.

 
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