Lindsay DiCuirci is an Assistant Professor of English. She completed her Ph.D. at The Ohio State University and held a postdoctoral teaching fellowship at the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at UMBC in Fall 2011. Her teaching and research interests include colonial and U.S. literature and culture to 1900, history of the book and periodical publishing, African American literature, and women's literary history.
Dr. DiCuirci is currently working on a book based on her dissertation research, titled History's Imprint: The Colonial Book and the Writing of American History, 1790-1855. Her research has most recently appeared in Early American Literature and American Periodicals and her work on Washington Irving's biography of Christopher Columbus is forthcoming in an edited volume of interdisciplinary essays to be published by Palgrave. She is also co-editing a multi-volume primary source collection for Pickering and Chatto on the subject of American Exceptionalism, expected in Fall 2012. Dr. DiCuirci has received research fellowships and grants from the Ohio State University, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Library Company of Philadelphia.