Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Nathaniel A. Windon

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Professornate-windon-photo


Humanities 242 G
Department of English
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

Phone: 410-617-2340


  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2018
  • M.A., University of Connecticut, 2013. Certificate in American Studies
  • B.A., Messiah College, 2010

Courses Taught

  • EN 101:  Understanding Literature
  • EN 203: Major Writers: American Literature


Peer-reviewed Articles

  • “What’s in a Name? Vincent Ogé, Toussaint Louverture, and George Boyer Vashon’s Revision of the Haitian Revolution.” American Literature 91, no. 2 (2019): 237-62.
    “Superannuated: Old Age on the Antebellum Plantation.” American Quarterly 71, no. 3 (2019): 767-87.
  • “The Slope of the Years: Sister Carrie and Narratives of Aging in Late Nineteenth-Century American Literature.” Studies in American Fiction 46, no. 2 (2019): 323-42.
  • “A Tale of Two Uncles: Uncle Tom, Uncle Remus, and Old Age.” Common-place 17, no. 2 (2017): n. pag. <common-place.org/book/a-tale-of-two-uncles-the-old-age-of-uncle-tom- and-uncle-remus/>.

In Progress

  • “False Teeth and Historical Veneers: George Washington, P. T. Barnum, and Dental Work.” Solicited for J19 Roundtable Forum on P. T. Barnum and the American Museum.
  • “I Owe You: Enslavement, Individuation, and Paternalism’s Capitalism.” Solicited for edited collection, Indebted Life: Slavery, Economy, and Law.

Book Project

  • Superannuation: The Making of Old Age in Nineteenth-Century America.   Manuscript in progress.

Areas of Interest

Nineteenth-century American and African-American literature, critical race theory, age studies
Mark Osteen

Mark Osteen, Ph.D.

This long-time professor of English brings his intellectual curiosity to his classes and strives to teach his students a most important lesson: how to be humane