I teach American literature in Boise, Idaho. Research interests include: Literature of the American West, Bret Harte, regionalism and 19th-century literary periodicals, American regionalism and sentimentalism.
…Refereed Journal Articles“The Neighborly Christmas: Gifts, Community, and Regionalism in the Christmas Stories of Sarah Orne Jewett and Mary Wilkins Freeman.” Legacy: A Journal of American Woman Writers 32.1 (December 2014): 236-57. “Empathy or Expectation of Return: Relationships, Gifts, and Economy in Edith Wharton’s Summer.” Edith Wharton Review 28.1 (Spring 2012): 13-20.Book Chapters“The Modernist Aesthetic and the Immi…
Assistant Professor of English at Marshall University, teaching early and nineteenth-century American literature, women writers, and regional literature.
…Imagining Russian Regions: Civil Society and Subnational Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russia. Leiden: Brill, 2018. 328 pp.
“Communism and Regionalism,” in Regionalism and Modern Europe: Identity Construction and Movements from 1890 to the Present Day, Xose M. Nunez Seixas and Eric Storm, eds. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019, 135-149.
“The Six Waves of Russian Regionalism in European Context,” in Russia’s Regional Ide…
Susan Smith-Peter works on Russian history beyond the two capitals of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Beginning with a study of identity in the provinces of European (or central) Russia, she has branched out to investigate the regional identity of the Russian North and Siberia as well. Her book, Imagining Russian Regions: Subnational Identity and Civil Society in Nineteenth-Century Russia, was published with Brill in 2018.
Assistant Professor of English at Columbus State Community College, a 20-25,000 student urban and regional community college in Columbus, Ohio.
Postdoctoral researcher in Scandinavian cinema. Currently researching regional screen policy in the Danish film industry. Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom.
An independent researcher currently working close with Rural and Regional Planning Research Group, Institut Teknologi Bandung as an assistant. Also involved with Kolektif Agora, an urban studies community based in Bandung.
Comparative Literature. Arabic Literature. English Literature. Interdisciplinary literary criticism. Prison Literature. Modernism/Postmodernism. Arab Christian Poets. Translation of poetry. Visual arts in the Arabian Gulf region.
American literature (1880s-1930s)
early American cinema and studio-era Hollywood
writers in/and Hollywood
Northeastern North American literatures, early Native and Wabanaki literatures, early American literary cultures, non-alphabetic literacies, regional and national canon formations, hemispheric studies
19th-century Latin American prose and intellectual history / Foundational narratives of Latin America / Regionalism / Warfare / Landscape photography / Travel narratives / Geography/ Pedagogy and Didactics/ Cognitive linguisticsrunning/skiing/photography/opera