Dr. Joseph Conway

Assistant Professor, English Department


Dr. Joseph Conway’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., American Literature, Washington University, 2008
  • B.A., English and Philosophy, Villanova College, 2000

Classes Taught


  • “Hawthorne’s Backwoods Puritan: ‘Sir William Phips and the Democratic Clown Tradition,” The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review (Fall 2013): 36-59. Winner of Hawthorne Review’s “Essay of the Year” for 2013.
  • “Making Beautiful Money: Currency Connoisseurship in Nineteenth-Century America,” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 34.5 (2012): 427-443.
  • “Failing Criticism: An Essay on The Recognitions,” in The Arch Never Sleeps: William Gaddis in Context. McFarland, 2009.
  • Book Review: A Genius for Money: Business, Art, and the Morrisons (New Haven: Yale UP, 2012) and The Vulgar Question of Money: Heiresses, Materialism, and the Novel of Manners from Jane Austen to Henry James (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2011), Nineteenth-Century Contexts (May 2013): 227-230.
  • Book Review: Culture, Capital, and Representation (London: Palgrave, 2010), in Studies in the Novel (March 2012): 110-112.