Eagan S Dean
Graduate Student
Graduate Student Coordinator, Americanist Seminar
African-American & Diaspora, Book and Media History, Early American, Gender & Sexuality, Nineteenth-Century American, Theory

Nineteenth Century American, Gender & Sexuality, Queer Studies and Trans Studies, Book History, Canonicity and Theory.

Principles of Literary Study

Computers in Society (TA)

Expository Writing

Basic Composition

Heritage Book Shop Scholarship; 2020

Marius Bewley Prize: Runner Up; 2019

Catherine Musello Cantalupo Price: Runner Up; 2019

English Symposium Presentation Prize; 2018, 2019, 2020

Advisory Board, Margaret Fuller Society

Dayley, Brianna, E. S. Dean, DeLisa Hawkes, Rachel Heffner-Burns, and Samantha Palenscia. “Year in Conferences Report: MLA” ESQ. Forthcoming 2021

Dean, E. S. "Histories of the Transgender Child, by Julian Gill-Peterson: U of Minnesota P, 2018." Women’s Studies 48.5 (2019): 1-5. Review.

Dean, E. S. "The Gaze, The Glance, The Mirror: Queer Desire and Panoptic Discipline in Nella Larsen’s Passing." Women's Studies 48.2 (2019): 97-103. Expanded from conference presentation.

PhD Rutgers expected 2023, ABD 2020

M.A. Rutgers 2020
Certificate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

A.B. Vassar College 2017


“Androgyny and Desire: Fuller, Howe, and The Bibliographic Archive of Gender Thought” C19. Digital. October 2020.

“Woman in the Nineteenth Century and the Anti-politics of Reprinting, 1845-1980,” Rutgers Graduate Symposium, New Brunswick, NJ April 2020

"Traveling West Through Womanhood: Indigenous Women and the Landscape of Developmental Time in Fuller’s Summer on the Lakes," Modern Language Association. Seattle, WA January 2020.

“Queer(ed) Kinship and the Sketch: A Genealogy of Political Care in Child and Alcott,” American Literature Association. Boston, MA May 2019.

“The Gaze, The Glance, The Mirror: Queer Desire and Panoptic Discipline in Nella Larsen’s Passing,” Society for the Study of American Women Writers. Denver, CO November 2018.