Carol Degrasse

Entry Year: 2018


Email: cdegrasse[@]


My interests include:

  • 18th- and 19th-century American literature
  • Popular culture
  • Material texts
  • Improving student outcomes through first-year composition pedagogy


  • “The Highest Calling: The Professorship.” The Little Orange Book II: Student Voices on Excellent Teaching, U of Texas Tower Books. (forthcoming)
  •  “Teaching Thoreau and the Common Core.” Thoreau Society Bulletin, Fall 2018
  • “Emily Dickinson’s ‘’Twas warm — at first — like Us—’ (Fr614),” The Explicator, vol. 75, no. 4, 2017, pp. 248-51. 
  • “Emily Dickinson’s ‘I’ve known a Heaven, like a Tent –’ (Fr257),” The Explicator, vol. 75, no. 2, 2017, pp. 125-28. (with Dr. Ann Beebe).