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Dr. Joe Coulombe
Joe Coulombe earned his B.A. in English and Economics from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN in 1989 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Delaware in 1994 and 1998 respectively. He has published two books—Mark Twain and the American West (U of Missouri Press 2003) and Reading Native American Literature (Routledge 2011)—as well as several articles on authors ranging from Walt Whitman to Edith Wharton to Sherman Alexie. He is currently working on a series of articles on the function of humor in U.S. fiction. He teaches U.S. literature from the colonial period to the present, and his specialties include Realism and Naturalism and twentieth-century American novels.