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Dan Toomey

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Associate Professor

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Administration 215E


M.A., English, Middlebury College

B.A., English, Marlboro College


“Arthur Whittemore and the Meaning of Responsibility,” Potash Hill (2007).

“Grappling Intelligently with the Unfamiliar,” Potash Hill (2006).

“Learning Disabilities, AD/HD and the Research Process,” co-author, Promoting Academic Success for Students with Learning Disabilities (2006).

“Believing In It: Robert Frost and the Creation of Marlboro College,” Potash Hill (2005).

“What I’ve Always Dreamed a College Ought to Be: Walter Hendricks and Biarritz American University,” Potash Hill (2005).

A Short History of Landmark College, co-author (2005, updated 2010).

“The Road Less Traveled By: Robert Frost and the Inspiration for Marlboro College,” Potash Hill (2003).

“Grace” (this essay appeared also in a book published in Japan titled Learning from the Filipinos XIV, commemorating the life work of peace activist Tsuyoshi Amemiya) (2002).

“A Little about History,” Potash Hill (2002).

“Gestures Against the Grain,” Potash Hill (2001).


“Rethinking and Remixing Academic Writing: Using Multimodality, Scaffolded Instruction, and Universal Design to Teach a Research Process to Diverse Learners,”

Conference on College Composition and Communication, chair (Louisville, KY - 2010).

“Robert Frost and Marlboro College,” a talk sponsored by the Vermont Reads Program, the Marlboro Historical Society, and the Vermont Council on the Humanities (Marlboro, VT - 2008).

Academic Interests


Research Skills

19th and 20th Century American Literature

Nature Writing and Environmental Literature

Irish Literature

Literature of Religious Pilgrimage

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