Tiffany Aldrich MacBain

Tiffany Aldrich MacBain

Professor, English

Tiffany Aldrich MacBain is a nineteenth-century Americanist whose areas of interest include life writing, Indigenous literatures, and national mythologies. She enjoys archival research and has worked extensively with the diaries and letters of Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943), a professional landscape painter and avid writer whose travel and wilderness excursions challenged conventional notions of femininity and motherhood in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Professor MacBain’s publications include “The Wild Work of Gender Play in the Journals of Abby Williams Hill” (Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature) and “‘Make a Picture of Yourself’: Indigenous Portrayals in the Reservation Diaries of Abby Williams Hill” (forthcoming with Legacy).  

BA University of California, Davis 1991
MA California State University of Sacramento 1998
PhD University of California, Davis 2004
Intro to English Studies ENGL 220-A Spring 2024
Advanced Creative Nonfiction ENGL 329-A Spring 2024
Imagining the American West SSI2 105-A Spring 2024
Intro to Creative Nonfiction ENGL 229-A Fall 2024
Native American Literature ENGL 362-A Fall 2024
Adv Seminar in American Lit ENGL 431-B Fall 2024

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