Paul Thifault joined the Springfield College faculty in fall 2015. His scholarship, which centers on the literature of the early United States, explores the interdependent relationship between religion and race in American historical fiction. His articles have appeared in ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance,Literature in the Early American Republic, ANQ, and The CEA Critic.
Active in the world of academic editing, Thifault has worked on the editorial staff for scholarly anthologies including The Cambridge History of the American Novel and The Cambridge Companion to Baseball. Thifault currently serves as managing editor of Studies in American Fiction.
- American literature