Academic Affairs

Toni W. Jaudon, Ph.D.

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Toni W. Jaudon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

jaudon@hendrix.edu

Biography

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