Lisa Mendelman

Lisa Mendelman is an assistant professor of English at Menlo College. She researches and teaches at the intersections of science and affect in American literature since 1865. Her first book, Modern Sentimentalism (Oxford UP, 2019), chronicles the emotional history of the modern woman and the corollary reinvention of sentimentalism in US interwar fiction. Additional and ongoing research interests include digital humanities, the history of mental health, and visual and material culture.

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