John Stromski

Visiting Assistant Professor

Educational Background
​PhD English, University of Tennessee, 2016
MA English, Eastern Illinois University, 2011
BA English, Eastern Illinois University, 2009

Interests and Specializations
American literature, particularly of the 19th century; African-American literature; Southern literature; Slavery and Capitalism; Material Culture

Dr. Stromski’s research investigates the intersections of slavery, capitalism, and literature, especially as they relate to the American North. His current book project analyzes the ways slavery influenced representations of Northern labor throughout the nineteenth century.

At Marshall, Dr. Stromski has taught composition courses on the American College Town and literature courses on Southern literature and Literary Theory.