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Skidmore College
English Department
Nicholas Junkerman

Nicholas Junkerman

Assistant Professor

B.A., Oberlin College
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Office: Palamountain 306
Phone: (518) 580-5161

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Early American Literature
  • American Religion
  • Disability Studies
  • Literature and the Supernatural

Courses Taught:

  • SSP 100: Scribner Seminar: American Utopias
  • EN 105: Utopia/Dystopia
  • EN 110: Introduction to Literary Studies
  • EN 226: Introduction to American Literature
  • EN 229: Introduciton to Disability Studies
  • EN 229: The Supernatural in America Literature
  • EN 362: Captivity
  • EN 364W: Mysterious
  • EN 375: Senior Seminar: Captivity


"The Birth of Population" Review of Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing, by Molly Farrell, Commonplace, 17:3.5. (forthcoming)

"Confined Unto a Low Chai'": Reading the Particulars of Disability in Cotton Mather's Miracle Narratives." Early American Literature 52.1 (2017): 53-78.