• Nancy Martin
  • Nancy Martin
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • At Rutgers Since: 2019
  • Education:
    • DPhil    English Literature                       University of Oxford 
    • MA      Women’s and Gender Studies    Memorial University 
    • MA      English Literature                        Carleton University
    • BA       English Literature                        Memorial University 
  • Courses Taught:

    Rutgers Writing Program:

    • 355:101 Expository Writing
    • 355:103 Exposition and Argument
    • 355: 201 Research in the Disciplines:
    •  - Stories of War
    •  - Creative Rebellion: Art and Activism

    Department of Literatures in English:

    • 359:202 Principles of Literary Study: Prose

    Honors College:

    • Interdisciplinary Honors Seminar: Telling Stories of War—from trench letters and diaries to video games and films
  • Awards:
    • Humanities Plus Initiative Grant, Rutgers University (2021-22)
    • Visiting Research Fellowship, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford (Summer 2022)
    • Doctoral Award, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2011-13)
    • National Student Essay Prize, Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (UK/Ireland) (2012-13)
    • Maxwell and Meyerson Award, University of Oxford (2013)
    • Rothermere Doctoral Fellowship, Rothermere Foundation and Memorial University (2010-13)
  • Publications:

    Edited Collection:

    • Writing War, Writing Lives, ed. by Lara Feigel, Nancy Martin, and Kate McLoughlin (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017)

    Book Chapters

    • (forthcoming) ‘A Final Act of Care: Private commemoration, female identity, and the First World War memorial book', Care After the First World War, Social History of Medicine Series, ed. by Alexia Moncrieff (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2023)
    • ‘“I do want to take a man’s part in this show”: the early war diary as rehearsal stage for the creation and navigation of the newly militarized masculine self’, Theatres of War: Contemporary Perspectives, ed. by Lauri Ramey (London: Bloomsbury, 2021)
    • ‘First World War combatant testimony and the navigation, narration, and aesthetics of self’, Writing the Great War: Francophone and Anglophone Poetics, ed. by N. Bianchi and T. Garfitt (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2017) 


    • ‘‘‘And all because it is war!”: First World War diaries, authenticity, and combatant identity’, Textual Practice, 29.7 (2015), pp. 1245-1263
    • “The Rose of No Man’s Land [?]”: Femininity, female identity, and women on the western front’, Journal of International Women’s Studies 13.6. (2012), pp. 5-17