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Sarah Townsend

Sarah Townsend
Assistant Professor
English, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 204
Phone: 605-677-6502
Sarah L. Townsend is Assistant Professor of English at USD. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011. She is currently completing a manuscript on modern Irish literature and its discourses of human and national development.
Teaching Interests:
British, Irish, and Anglophone literature; modernism; drama; postcolonial and world literature; critical theory
Research Interests:
Modern and contemporary Irish and British literature; nationalism and globalization theory; postcolonialism; economics and literature
  • Ph D, English, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • BA, English, History, University of Michigan, 2002