Cindy Murillo

Associate Professor 
Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy

306 Humanities
Dr. Murillo


Cindy Murillo is Associate Professor of English and teaches courses in composition and literature. Her research interests include women's writing, American literature, literary modernism, and gothic fiction. Professor Murillo has published articles and reviews in Studies in the Humanities, American Literary Realism, William Carlos Williams Review, the CEA Forum, Resource Guide to American Literature , Notes and Queries , and Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

Dr. Murillo's current book project examines the role of the literary double in American women's gothic fiction of the Progressive era. She is co-editing a volume on The Selected Letters of Paul Laurence Dunbar under contract with the University of Alabama Press.

She has a forthcoming article in The Explicator and is an ongoing contributor to Cengage’s new Anthology of American Literature: Literary Naturalism, where she will be providing context and publishing essays on Paul Laurence Dunbar. 


“Ghost-Wave Feminism: The Spectral Imagination in the Fiction of Nancy Wilson Woodrow and Ellen Glasgow,” appears in a special issue of Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, “Rereading the American Female Gothic.” (46.8 [2017]): 785-802)



August 2011

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