Mabie, Joshua

At UW-Whitewater

University - Faculty/Staff
Literature, Writing, & Film
Office Phone
(262) 472-1738
Office Location
LT 3239


PhD University of Minnesota



Nineteenth and twentieth century American literature

Ecocriticism and environmental studies

Pilgrimage and travel narrative

Literary engagement with architecture and the built environment

Representations of the environment of the Holy Land



"The Problem of the Prodigal in The Fair Maid of the West, The Renegado, and A Christian Turned Turk" in Renascence 64.4 (Summer 2012).

Rev. of Textual Intimacy: Autobiography and Religious Identities by Wesley A. Kort, a/b Auto/Biography Studies (forthcoming)

Rev. of ‘Anglo-Catholic in Religion’: T.S. Eliot and Christianity by Barry Spurr, Christianity and Literature 61.2 (Winter 2012).


"Evangelicalism. Post-Colonial Ecocriticism. Environmentalism." Conference on Christianity and Literature Meeting, Westmont College, May 2014.

“Mark Twain, The Palestine Exploration Fund, and Nineteenth-Century Holy Land Desolation,” Transatlantic Studies Association Meeting, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, July 2013.

“Making the Bloom Desert: Nineteenth Century Travel Writing and the Desolation of the Holy Land,” Association of the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Biennial Meeting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, June 2013.

 “Dust Jacket Camouflage and Sanctioned Scandal in The French Convert.” Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2011.

“’Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action’ and the Crisis of Evangelical Environmentalism.”  American Academy of Religion, Upper Midwest Regional Meeting, St. Paul, MN, April 2010.

“Everest, George Mallory, and Modern Mountain Glory.” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) Biennial Meeting, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C, June    2009.


Freshman English, American Environmental Literature, American Literature I, American Literature II, Literature of the Wilderness, British Literature II, American Realism and Naturalism, Major Authors: Herman Melville and His World


Rock climbing and mountaineering, exploring Wisconsin's beautiful state and county parks, strolling through the Madison farmers' market, perusing the pastry selection at Fosdel's bakery in Stoughton (my new hometown).

Faculty, staff and student directory information is updated every business day by an automated process. Changes to directory information will take one business day to be reflected in the directory.

To update your directory information:
Students can submit updates in WINS (see directions).
Faculty & Staff should contact Human Resources to update their campus information. To update personal information, they should use the HRS system by visiting

Information obtained from this directory may not be used for mass mailings to students, faculty or staff. Any solicitation of business, information, contributions or other response from individuals listed in this publication by mail, telephone or other means is strictly forbidden.

Personnel-related information in department listings (e.g. employee name, office location, title, phone number) is updated by Human Resources & Diversity. After submitting changes to HR & D, this information is updated every business day by an automated process. Changes to directory information will be reflected one business day after the changes are made by HR & D.

Department-level information (department name, phone number, website, fax number, division, etc.) can be updated by submitting a self-service ticket in ServiceNow with the Service indicated as “Campus Directory (Whitepages)” or by contacting the Help Desk. Full instructions can be found in this Knowledge Base article.