Department of Literature
MFA, University of Pittsburgh (2006); MA, UNC-Chapel Hill (2008); PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill (2013)
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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Sarah Marsh holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MA and PhD in British literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her teaching interests include multidisciplinary courses in composition, literature, and medical humanism. Dr. Marsh's current research is at the intersections of law, literature, and medical culture in the long eighteenth century; she is writing a book manuscript titled Constituting Britons: Law, Medicine, and the Roots of Scientific Racism in Anglo-American Culture. She has published on the medical contexts of fiction by Mary Shelley, Henry James, and James Joyce.