Bruce Burgett

Professor and Dean, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Bruce Burgett is a Professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences program at UWB.  His research interests span across a number of broad categories, including American Studies, Cultural Studies, Queer Studies, Critical Race Studies, Interdisciplinary, Public  Culture, and Public Scholarship.  His first book, entitled Sentimental Bodies: Sex, Gender, and Citizenship in the Early Republic, was published by Princeton University Press in 1998.  He is currently working on a second book, tentatively titled American Sex: Cultures of Sexual Reform in and beyond the Antebellum U.S. (University of Chicago Press), as well as co-editing a volume entitled Keywords of American Cultural Studies for NYU Press. In addition, he sits on the editorial board of two journals: American Quarterly and American Literary History.