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Susan Drain teaches courses in writing, from the introductory level to a senior seminar, and from time to time, courses in Victorian literature or children’s literature. Current course information can generally be found here. Over her career the quality of her teaching has been recognized locally (MSVU Award for Instructional Leadership, 2002), regionally (Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Award: Instructional Leadership, 2003), and nationally (3M Teaching Fellowship, 2006).
Her research interests are eclectic. Most recently, she has written and published in a number of reference works such as the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004) and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Children’s Literature (2006). She has published on the children’s writers L.M. Montgomery and Margaret Gatty, and is at work on several projects related to biography and nineteenth-century children’s literature.