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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's 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, California, and has published widely in Romanticist and critical theory. In 2019, he was a residential fellow in England via the Jane Austen Society of North America's International Visiting Program.

Colin Carman's curriculum vitae

Selected Publications

"The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys" (Routledge Books, 2019)

“Tiptoeing through Keats: Queer Ecological Pedagogies in the Age of the Anthropocene,” Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons Series (RCPS), forthcoming (2018)

“Tree Worship and the Oedipal Ecology of The Tree and The Tree of Life” in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 25, 3 (Summer 2018)

“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

“Godwin’s Fleetwood, Shame, and the Sexuality of Feeling,” Nineteenth-Century Prose 41, nos. 1/2. Guest editors R. Weston and B. Tharaud (Spring-Fall 2014): 225-276.

“‘Freedom leads it Forth’: Queering the Epithalamium in Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound,” European Romantic Review 24, no. 5 (2013): 579-602.

“Deficiencies: Mental Disability and the Imagination in Scott’s Waverley novels,” Studies in Scottish Literature 39, no. 1(2013): 138-60.

“Grizzly Love: the Queer Ecology of Timothy Treadwell,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 18, no. 4 (Fall 2012): 507-28.

“Shelley’s Medusa: ‘Eyes of Pain’ in The Cenci of 1819,” Horror Studies 3, no. 1 (June 2012): 3-19.