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Riley McGuire

Riley McGuire

Assistant Professor

Riley McGuire is an Assistant Professor of English at Worcester State University where he specializes in nineteenth-century British literature, queer theory, and disability studies. Prior to joining the faculty at WSU, he completed his Ph.D. in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently working on a book-length project exploring how vocal disability influenced nineteenth-century Anglophone culture. His most recent pieces can be found in Victorian Literature and Culture, the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, and Disability Studies Quarterly. His teaching—formerly at Penn and Bryn Mawr College, and now at WSU—aims to cultivate accessibility for all students.

Education

2012
University of Manitoba
English
BA
2016
University of Pennsylvania
English
MA
2020
University of Pennsylvania
English
Ph.D.

Publications

  • Articles
Articles
Review of Plotting Disability Read More
Articles
The Queen, the Assassin, the Stammerer Read More
Articles
Our American Cousin, Our Dysfluent Nation: Transatlantic Stammering on the Victorian Stage Read More
Articles
Writing Novels, Simulating Voices: Euphonia, Trilby, and the Technological Sounding of Identity Read More

Courses

EN170

Search for Identity


EN190

LGBTQ+ Narratives


EN221

Survey of English Literature II


EN450

Disability Stories, Disability Studies


EN101

College Writing I


EN102

College Writing II