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Mary Eyring

Associate Professor

4131 JFSB - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602


Mary Eyring specializes in early American literature and early Americans studies. Her book, Captains of Charity: The Writing and Wages of Postrevolutionary Atlantic Benevolence (UP New England, 2017), focuses on the texts that documented, promoted, or constituted benevolent work in transatlantic seaports during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. She has published on the literary and cultural productions of American women, disability theory (including d/Deaf studies), and transatlantic print culture.

Research Interests

Early American and c19 American Literature
Early American Studies
Print Culture
Disability Studies

Teaching Interests

Early American Literature
Early American Studies
Writing Literary Criticism
Disability Theory


  • PhD, Literature , Atlantic Studies , University of California, San Diego (2012)


  • American Studies Association (2016 - Present)

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