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About Mac Test

Dr. Edward McLean Test joined the faculty of the Department of English at Boise State University in 2008. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of California-Santa Barbara, an M.A. in English Literature, with an emphasis in Creative Writing, from Portland State, and a B.A. from Carleton College.
Dr. Test's current book project, titled 'Consuming the Americas: Myths, Markets and the New World Environment, 1500-1700', is an interdisciplinary study of England’s material and textual appropriation of the New World environment and culture in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He is also an active translator both from Spanish to English, and English to Spanish, and a published poet.


2008 - Present Associate Professor, Boise State University Department of English

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Honors and Awards

  • 2010 - Design for Learning Success Grant, Co-Applicant ($70,000)


  • ENGL 216: Cultural Exchange in Transnational Literature
  • ENGL 267: British Lit Survey, Medieval to 1790
  • ENGL 275: Intro to Literary Studies
  • ENGL 346: Shakespeare's Comedies & Romances
  • ENGL 350: 17th c. Poetry and Prose
  • ENGL 351: Milton
  • ENGL 522: Poetry Writing Workshop
  • ENGL532: Poetry Form and Theory; Translation
  • ENGL 550: The Transatlantic Renaissance

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