Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Cheryl Cassidy joined Eastern Michigan University in 1990. Her specialty is teaching writing with first-year Honors students and upper-level students. She also teaches graduate courses in women's rhetoric.
Professor Cassidy's research focuses on nineteenth-century British and American prose, especially examining the formation of collective identities based upon commonly held social and religious views. Her recent research examines nineteenth-century female missionary photographs and she is currently researching American missionaries in Hawaii.
Beyond her teaching and research, Professor Cassidy is involved in a number of professional associations.