Dr. Robin Cadwallader

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Position: Professor of English/Communications and Women's Studies

Department: English

Office: Scotus Hall 311


About Dr. Robin Cadwallader


  • Ph.D. and M.A., English (Literature) - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., English (Secondary Education concentration/certification) - Saint Francis University


I was a non-traditional undergraduate student who worked full time--sometimes multiple jobs--while pursuing my bachelor's degree and raising a family. Today, I enjoy teaching non-traditional and traditional students, as well as researching, writing, and editing. I have published on women authors and nineteenth-century culture, an edited edition of a religious autobiography written by a local woman in the nineteenth century, and an anthology of Civil War era stories by Rebecca Harding Davis. I am currently working on a book about the positive effects of gossip in American literature and an edition of Rebecca Harding Davis's business letters.


Academic & Professional Specializations

  • nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American women writers
  • literature and culture
  • scholarly writing and editing

Teaching Interests

  • women's literature
  • charity and benevolence in literature
  • religion in literature
  • social justice issues in literature
  • working-class literature
  • children's/young adult literature
  • literary theory
  • scholarly writing