Ph.D. Tulane University
M.A. University of Iowa
B.A. Augustana College (Rock Island, IL)
Jacqueline Foertsch is Professor of English and chair of the steering committee for UNT's Postwar Faculty Colloquium. She teaches and researches post-WWII American literature and culture and is the author most recently of American Drama: In Dialogue, 1714-Present (Palgrave Macmillan 2017) and Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America (Vanderbilt 2012). She is at work on Freedom's Ring: Literatures of Liberation from Civil Rights to the Second Wave.
American Drama: In Dialogue, 1714-Present (Palgrave Macmillan 2017).
"Cautionary Tales from the Sexual Revolution: Freedom Gained and Lost in 1970s Novels." Journal of American Culture 40.3 (2017): 1-10.
Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America (Vanderbilt 2013).
"Last Man Standing: Interracial Sex and Survival in Post-Nuclear Films, 1951-2007." Modern Language Studies 42.1 (2012): 30-49.
Bracing Accounts: The Literature and Culture of Polio in Postwar America (Associated 2009).