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Teaching American Literature

Teaching American literature in the English Department at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Cook has noticed a strong connection between her research and her teaching. As she has shared her ongoing discoveries about dress, fashion, and style in the 19th century with her students, their responsiveness and interest have increased.

A Working Woman

Sylvia Cook
Professor, English
UM St. Louis

By Jacqueline Lampert