Sarah Wood

Position title: Senior Lecturer

Pronouns: She/her/hers


Helen C. White Hall, Rm. 7131

Research Interests

American Literature: Contemporary American Poetry and Fiction, Modernist American Literature, Trauma studies, Ernest Hemingway studies, F. Scott Fitzgerald Studies

Degrees and Institutions

  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2010
  • M.A. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • B.A University of Virginia, 2000

Recent Publications

Readings of Trauma, Madness, and the Body. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. August 2012.

“Trauma Studies: Neurological and Corporeal Injuries.” The New Hemingway Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2020.

“’In Another Country’ and Across the River and Into the Trees as Trauma Literature.” Teaching Hemingway and War. Edited by Mark Ott and Alex Vernon. Kent State University Press. 2016.

“A Collaborative Dialogue on the N-Word in a University Classroom.” Lexi Gee and Sarah Wood. Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy. vol. 28, no. 2, 2018, pp. 210–228.

Courses Taught

Protest Literature, Climate Crisis Literature, American Identity, Three Authors: Cather, Hemingway, Faulkner, Modernist American Novelists, Modernist American Poets