Lizzy LeRud

Visiting Instructor


  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • BA, Westmont College

Teaching and Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; poetry and poetics; multi-ethnic literature of the US; women, gender, and sexuality studies; lyric theory and genre studies; literary formalism; composition pedagogy


  • Prose in American Poetry (in progress)
  • "Bridge Brought Back: This Bridge Called My Back and the Afterlife of Kate Rushin's 'Bridge Poem'" (under review)
  • "Living Poems in Thoreau's Prose." Nineteenth-Century Prose, 44, Fall 2017, pp. 155-76

Courses Taught

  • ENG 116 American Protest Literature