Wendy Jane Truran

Graduate Student



Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Modernism, Affect Theory, Feminist Theory, Contemporary Fiction


  • MA in Contemporary Literary Studies, Lancaster University, UK (1999)
  • BA Honours in English Literature (First Class),Lancaster University, UK (1998)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2016)
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2016)
  • Department of English Undergraduate Teaching Award (2015-2016)


  • Beginnings of Modern Poetry (ENGL 241)
  • Introduction to Literary Study (ENGL 200)
  • Principles of Composition (RHET 105)
  • British Literature to 1800 (ENGL 209 - TA)
  • British Literature Survey from 1800 to Present (ENGL 210 TA)


Book Contributions

  • Truran, Wendy J. "Freedom, Feminism, and the Hierarchy of Happiness in the Psychological Novels of May Sinclair." May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

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