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Patrick Morgan
Assistant Professor
School of Humanities
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Patrick Morgan, PhD
Assistant Professor, English


Ph D

2019, English
Duke University


2015, English
Duke University


2005, English and Geological Sciences
State University of New York at Geneseo

Licensure & Certification

Graduate Certificate in College Teaching, Duke University. (March 14 2019 - Present)
Graduate Certificate for Teaching Writing in the Disciplines, Duke University. (April 30 2018 - Present)

Recent Publications

Morgan, P. T. (2018). "Biological Aesthetics: Thoreau, Gender, and Botany" (pp. 1-28). San Diego, CA: Nineteenth-Century Prose.
Morgan, P. T. (2010). "Aesthetic Inflections: Thoreau, Gender, and Geology" (pp. 46-67). Concord, MA: The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies.
Morgan, P. T. (forthcoming). "Rock Your Classroom." The Pocket Instructor: Writing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Morgan, P. T. (2015). “Let’s Get Heretical: A Systematic Close Reading Exercise.” The Pocket Instructor: Literature. (pp. 97-99). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Research Grants

Morgan, P. T. (Principal), "Travel Grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Society of Early Americanists, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $250. (2019).
Morgan, P. T. (Principal), "Travel Grant" (Funded), Sponsored By Modern Language Association, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $400. (2017).

Awards & Honors

June 2019 Alstott Morgan Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society.

July 2018 Research Fellowship, Winterthur Library & Museum.

2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Duke University .

2017-2018 Reynolds Price Endowed Scholarship, Duke University.

2016-2017 Preparing Future Faculty Graduate Fellowship, Duke University.

July 2015 NEH Summer Institute. "Transcendentalism and Reform in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller".

Courses Taught

ENGL 1001COMPOSITION I, 1 course(s)

ENGL 1002COMPOSITION II, 1 course(s)