Thomas Dichter | Lecturer on English

Education: A. B. 2008, Harvard University
Ph.D. 2015, University of Pennsylvania

Office: Barker 033


Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature and culture, race and ethnicity, incarceration

Selected Works:

“‘An Extreme Sense of Protest against Everthing': Chester Himes’s Prison Novel.” American Literature 90.1 (March 2018)

“Worst of the Worst: Rehabilitationist Roots of Life without Parole.” Law, Culture and the Humanities, (online publication September 2017, print forthcoming).

“Paul Laurence Dunbar’s The Sport of the Gods and the Modern Discourse of Black Criminality,” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 4.1 (2016).

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