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Professor Sean Ross Meehan teaches English at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland.

For more on Professor Meehan’s scholarship and teaching.

His book Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman.






His book (edited with Mark Long) Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson.Approaches.cover





In 2019 his new book A Liberal Education in Late Emerson: Readings in the Rhetoric of Mind will be published by Camden House.

Professor Meehan also appears periodically in the form of his blog posts, exploring issues and experimenting with ideas from his various courses on writing and American literature:  Literature and Composition: Gutenberg ProgeniesAmerican Environmental Writing; The Essay; The Art of Rhetoric; and Transcendentalism: Emerson’s School.

You can find out more about the promise and pleasure of studying the literary arts at Washington College by visiting the English Department here.

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