Deborah Gussman is Professor of American Literature, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Stockton University. She received her Ph.D. in Literature from Rutgers University, and her B.A. in English from Temple University. Her teaching and research interests include colonial and 19th-Century American literature and culture, American women writers, Native American Indian literature, and feminist studies. Her scholarly edition of Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s 1857 novel, Married or Single?  was published by University of Nebraska Press in 2015. She is also developing a digital edition of Sedgwick’s uncollected tales and sketches, Sedgwick Stories.

Questions? You can reach her at deborah dot gussman@stockton dot edu


Header image credits:
“Why Not Learn to Write,” June 11, 1866
by J. C. Saterlee
pen and ink on joined sheets of paper 28 x 76 1/4 in.
Smithsonian American Art Museum


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