Mark MossmanMark Mossman


Department of English

Office: Sherman Hall

Phone: (309) 298-1066

Email: ma-mossman@wiu.edu

Office Hours: by appointment

Other: Curriculum Vitae


  • 19th Century Brit Literature; Disability Studies; Irish Studies
  • Ph.D. English

Mark Mossman received his PhD from Saint Louis University in 1998. He joined the faculty at WIU in August 2001 after two years at Bethany College in West Virginia. Mark has had work published in such journals as College English, Nineteenth Century FeminismsPostmodern CulturePost Identity, European Romantic Review, andVictorian Literature and Culture. His book, Disability, Representation and the Body in Irish Writing: 1800-1922, which investigates how a disability framework can be read into 19th century Irish cultural practice, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in September 2009. Mark is now completing a second book project entitled Disabling the Victorian: Form, Body, and the Sensational Response.