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Rodney Mader

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720 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

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Rodney Mader

Rodney Mader

Professor; Interim Chair; Visiting Research Associate, McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Main Hall 532


  • Ph.D., Temple University
  • B.A., Temple University


  • 18th-Century American Culture
  • Print Culture
  • Book History
  • Feminisms
  • Queer Theories

Selected Publications

"Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson's 'The Deserted Wife'." The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. CXXXV, No. 2 (April 2011): 151-90.

"Print Culture Studies and Technological Determinism" (Review Essay). College Literature (Spring 2009): 131-140.

"Anglicans and Presbyterians at War with the French, the Indians, and the Quakers in Pennsylvania." In Gilles Teulié, ed., Religious Writings and War in Britain, the Empire, and the Commonwealth. Montpellier, France: Université Paul-Valéry, 2006: 227-246.

"Politics and Pedagogy in The American Magazine, 1757-58." American Periodicals 16:1 (2006): 3-22.

"'New World' or 'American Empire?'" (Review Essay of Philip Fisher, Still the New World and William Spanos, America's Shadow.) College Literature 29.4 (Fall 2002): 137-43.

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