Academic Affairs

Toni W. Jaudon, Ph.D.

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Toni W. Jaudon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English


Toni Jaudon yeaches courses in American literatures before 1900. She writes about religion and the liveliness of objects in the literatures of the nineteenth-century Americas and likes to think and teach about material culture, histories of reading, secular sensibilities, dissident sensations, and things that do things. Her essay "Obeah's Sensations: Rethinking Religion at the Transnational Turn" received the Norman Foerster prize, given annually in recognition of the year's best essay in  American Literature , in 2012. Her work also appears in a special issue of  American Literary History  on the intersections of literary and religious studies.

Academic Background

  • B.A., Amherst College, 2001
  • M.A., Cornell University, 2005
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2009