Faculty & Staff

AB, Douglass College (Rutgers); MA, PhD, University of Delaware.

Dr. Seidel has been teaching at Truman since 1984. She teaches WGST courses, theory courses, and literature courses of various stripe. She is the author of Mediated Maternity: Contemporary American Portrayals of Bad Mothers in Literature and Popular Culture (Lexington, 2013).

Hobbies: walking in cities and gazing at the architecture; reading; going to concerts, musicals, operas, and other shows; hanging out and talking to other members of my tribe (people who love books); watching movies.

Her favorite quotation?

      Something smart-alecky from Jane Austen or Woody Allen!