William & Mary

Wendy Korwin


Email: [[e|wjkorw]]
Webpage: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/wjkorw}}

Areas of Specialization

U.S. cultural history; history of books and reading; theories of gender and sexuality; youth culture


BA, University of Virginia, Cognitive Science and Psychology, 2000.

MS, Simmons College, Library and Information Science, 2002.

MA, College of William and Mary, American Studies, 2006.

Courses Taught

Amst 204: The American Way of War (TA, fall 2006)

Amst 470: Popular Literature and the Practice of Reading (spring 2008)


“The Two Paths: Prescriptive Literature and the Reproduction of Reading,” in Kylo-Patrick Hart, ed., Mediated Deviance and Social Otherness: Interrogating Influential Representations (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007).

“Adolescence,” in James T. Sears, ed., Encyclopedia of Sex, Love, and Culture. Vol. 6: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries (Greenwood Publishing, 2008).