Thomas Gustafson

Associate Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-3747
Office: THH 402C



  • B.A. English and History, Yale University, 5/1975
  • Ph.D. English, Stanford University, 1986

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor Gustafson researches American Literature from colonial era through contemporary literature.
    Research Specialties
    (Ph.D., Stanford University, 1986) Associate Professor of English and ASE: Colonial and 19th century American literature, American political discourse, literature of Los Angeles, California, and the American West.
    Detailed Statement of Research Interests

    Los Angeles literature, history, music, film.

    New Jersey literature, history, music and film

    Honors and Awards

    • USC Raubenheimer Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, 1990  

  • Department of American Studies & Ethnicity
  • University of Southern California
  • 3620 South Vermont Avenue
  • Kaprielian Hall 462
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-2534