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Tom J. Hillard

Associate Professor
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID83725-1525

Office: Liberal Arts 233
Office Hours: Fall 2018, M, Tu, & W 1:30 – 2:30, and by appointment
Office Phone: (208) 426-2991

Fall 2018
ENGL 377: American Renaissance
ENGL 383: Studies in Fiction – The Short Story
ENGL 394: Literature and Environment

Dr. Tom J. Hillard is an Associate Professor of English at Boise State University, where he teaches courses on early American literature, environmental literary studies, and the literary Gothic. Dr. Hillard joined the English Department in 2007, after earning his Ph.D. in English from the University of Arizona, an M.A. in Literature and the Environment from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a B.A. in English from Boise State University. His research and scholarship focuses on the intersections between fear, writing about nature, and the literary Gothic in 19th-century American literature and culture. He is co-editor of the book Before the West Was West: Critical Essays on Pre-1800 Literature of the American Frontiers (University of Nebraska Press, 2014).