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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Cassidy Wheeler

Graduate Student

M.A. Candidate


400 Hall of Languages


  • Degree: Began MA program in 2018
  • Concentration: British Literature (19th century)
  • Advisor: Harvey Teres (Director of Graduate Studies)

Cassidy is a first year MA student studying 19th century British literature, feminist theory, and popular culture. Her studies focus on the literary tradition of the narrative and the sociological implications of popular fiction, specifically how popular 19th century novels are reconstructed in contemporary culture and media. Her interests include the literary tradition of genre fiction, depictions of marriage and feminine confinement, the relationship between hypermasculinity and violence, and the narrative.

  • B.A. English, Transylvania University