Wendy Truran
Wendy J. Truran earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship focuses on Modernist literature, affect, and structures of feeling. She has published work in several edited collections including on W.B. Yeats (Irish Modernism, Edinburgh University Press, 2020); James Joyce with Vicki Mahaffey (Ulysses: Philosophical Perspectives, Oxford University Press, 2020); and May Sinclair (May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds, Edinburgh University Press, 2017). She is a co-Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Capacious: Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry. At Georgia Tech she has recently taught causes such as “Transnational Modernist Poetry” and “Multimodal Moods of Modernism.” She is the chair of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee in the Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech and has recently taught a course focusing on fostering academic resilience.

Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Classroom–Short Essays

During the pandemic, university instructors, staff, and students have faced numerous challenges within the context of higher education, and mental health and wellbeing have emerged as key issues in discussions relating to equitable student support and classroom learning. We asked Brittain Fellows to share their experiences with making student mental… Continue reading