University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Peter Weise

Peter Weise

Assistant Teaching Professor

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Ph.D.    English, University of California, Davis, 2015

M.A.    English, University of California, Davis, 2009

B.A.      English, University of Illinois, Urbana-Campaign, 2004

Work Experience

2018– pres.     Assistant Teaching Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

2017–2018      Manager of Legal Document Automation, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Springfield, Illinois

2015–2016      Lecturer in English, University of California, Davis


“The Politics of Elocution in The Female American,” Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 45.7 (October 2016): 660–70.

“The Object Voice in Romantic Irish Novels,” Sound Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction, ed. Jorge Sacido and Sylvia Mieszkowski (Leiden: Brill, 2015), 47–71.

Courses Taught (Selected)

Introduction to Composition

Advanced Composition

Introduction to Literature

Early Anglophone Literature Survey

The Politics of Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Religion in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

Literary Study of Anglophone Acoustic Culture, 1700–2000