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Colin Carman

Instructor of English

Contact Information

Escalante Hall 244



PhD, University of California

MA, University of California

BA, Hamilton College


Colin Carman, PhD, received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York and went on to earn both his Master of Arts and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. After teaching at Colby College, Carman joined Colorado Mesa University faculty as an instructor of English in 2013. He teaches Survey of British Literature II, Western World Literature I, British Romanticism, Early American Literature, LGBT studies, Introduction to Literature, and Composition. A Contributing Writer at the Gay and Lesbian Review, he served as a Mayers residential fellow at the Henry E. Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif and has published widely in Romanticist and critical theory.

Colin Carman's curriculum vitae

Selected Publications

“Oceans and Ecotones in Mary Shelley’s Maurice, or the Fisher’s Cot,” Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language 7, no. 1 (2016): Art. 23

“Byron’s Flower Power: Ecology and Effeminacy in Sardanapalus,” in Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies, ed. Dewey W. Hall (Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), pp. 233-252

Eros and Environment: The Queer Ecology of the English Romantics (book forthcoming)

"Godwin's Fleetwood, Shame, and the Sexuality of Feeling" in Nineteenth-Century Prose. Editors R. Weston and B. Tharaud (Vol. 31, No. 2; pp.1-30, Fall 2014)

"'Freedom leads it Forth' Queering the Epithalamium in Shelley's Prometheus Unbound." European Romantic Review (Routledge, Vol. 24, No.5; pp.579-602; 2013)

"Deficiencies Mental Disability and the Imagination in Scott's Waverley novels." Studies in Scottish Literature (University of South Carolina, 39.1, pp.138-160; 2013)

"Grizzly Love: the Queer Ecology of Timothy Treadwell" in GLQ A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (Duke University Press, 18.4, pp.507-528; Fall 2012)

"Shelley's Medusa 'Eyes of Pain' in The Cenci of 1819" in Horror Studies (Intellect Journals; 3.1, pp. 3-19, June 2012)

"American Eden Nature, Homophobic Violence and the Social Imaginary" in The Brokeback Book From Story to Cultural Phenomenon (University of Nebraska Press, pp.123-136, 2011)