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Nathaniel Conroy

Scholar in Residence Department of Literature

Nathaniel Conroy teaches courses on nineteenth and twentieth century American literature. His research interests include religion and literature, critical theory, digital humanities, and secularism and postsecularism. His current book project, Representing Fundamentalism: American Literature and the Religion of the Disinherited, examines the role played by representations of Protestant fundamentalism in the cultural development of American secularism. He is also working on a digital humanities project housed at which uses data mining techniques to produce a more flexible and robust alternative to the genre of the "greatest books list."


PhD, English, Brown University (2016) MA, English, Brown University (2013) BA, English, UC Berkeley (2009)

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