English Language and Literature
Benjamin Mangrum earned a Ph.D. in English from UNC-Chapel Hill. His scholarship explores twentieth-century literature, with special emphases on political theory, environmental criticism, and American fiction after 1945. His research is published or forthcoming in American Literature, PMLA, Arizona Quarterly, and elsewhere. Mangrum’s book project analyzes the transformation of American liberal thought through fiction published between 1945 and 1968. He held a previous visiting appointment at Davidson College.