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Photo of Margaret O'Shaughnessey, taken by Sarah Boyd



Margaret O’Shaughnessey focuses on American Literature, specifically Native American Literature and American Environmental Literature.  She also teaches Writing in the Natural Sciences.


1989, PhD English, Duke University


  • “Sherman Alexie’s Transformations of ‘Ten Little Indians.’”  Sherman Alexie:  An Anthology of Critical Essays.  Ed. Jeff Berglund. Provo:  University   of Utah Press, 2010.
  • “Painters and Paintings in Across the River and into the Trees.”  Hemingway’s Italy:  New Perspectives.  Ed. Rena Sanderson.  Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Pp. 201-211.
  • “Edwin Austin Abbey’s Reinterpretation of the Grail Quest.”  Arthuriana, 4 (1994): 298-312.


  • APPLES Service-Learning Teaching Excellence Award, 2013