Laura Behling

Laura Behling

Professor, English

Laura Behling’s interests and expertise are in late 19-century through 21st-century literature of the United States, as well as literature and medicine, the health humanities, journalism, and science writing. Her scholarly publications include two monographs: Gross Anatomies: Fictions of the Physical in American Literature (Susquehanna University Press/Associated University Presses, 2008) and The Masculine Woman in America, 1890-1935 (The University of Illinois Press, 2001).  In addition, she has edited and introduced two texts: Hospital Transports: A Memoir of the Embarkation of the Sick and Wounded from the Peninsula of Virginia in the Summer of 1862 (The State University of New York Press, 2005; Paperback, 2006) and Reading, Writing, and Research: Undergraduate Students as Scholars in Literary Studies (CUR [Council on Undergraduate Research], 2010).  As a Fulbright Scholar, Behling taught at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, and served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist at the American University of Bulgaria in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

BA Kalamazoo College 1989
MS Boston University 1991
MA Claremont Graduate University 1992
PhD Claremont Graduate University 1997
Introduction to Journalism ENGL 226-A Fall 2023
Major Authors ENGL 381-A Fall 2023
Adv Seminar in American Lit ENGL 431-B Fall 2023
Medical Discourse and the Body SSI1 171-A Fall 2023
American Literature III ENGL 236-A Spring 2024
Genre: Popular Literature ENGL 338-A Spring 2024
Adv Seminar in American Lit ENGL 431-A Spring 2024
Medical Narratives SSI2 148-A Spring 2024

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