Oregon State University

Raymond Malewitz

Assistant Professor of English

Oregon State University
Moreland 340
2550 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331 USA
Tel: 541-737-1656
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  • Ph.D. English - University of Virginia, 2007
  • B.S. English and Biochemistry - University of Michigan, 1999


Raymond Malewitz teaches literature and science, environmental literature, literary theory, and American literature of the 20th and 21st centuries. His current book project, The Practice of Misuse (under contract at Stanford University Press), examines the ways that real and imagined 'maker' communities—environmental advocates, shade-tree engineers, post-apocalyptic survivalists, and so on—frame creative acts of object repurposing through the myth of American rugged individualism.  His essays have been published or are forthcoming in journals such as PMLA, Contemporary Literature, Configurations, Modern Fiction Studies, and Callaloo.  He received a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in English Literature (2007) and a B.S. in English Literature and Biochemistry from the University of Michigan (1999).

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