Faculty: Long


Thomas Lawrence Long
Associate Professor-in-Residence


P: (860) 486.5794

University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall, Room 313B
231 Glenbrook Road, Unit 4026
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4026

Curriculum Vitae

academia.edu profile

Professional Writing Coach & Editor

Research Interests

  • Medical humanities and health studies
  • History of nursing
  • AIDS and culture
  • Rhetoric and academic writing and publishing
  • Technical and professional communication
  • Professional Activities

  • Associate editor, Literature & Medicine
  • Editor, NursingWriting.com
  • Executive committee, Medical Humanities and Health Studies Forum, Modern Language Association

Selected Publications

  • Long, T. L., & Beck, C. T. (2017). Writing in nursing: A brief guide. New York: Oxford University Press.
    • Long, T. L. (2016). The midwife’s calling: Martha Ballard’s diary and the empire of medical knowledge in the Early Republic. In M. M. Balkun & S. C. Imbarrato (Eds.), Women’s narratives of the early Americas and the formation of empire (pp. 77-91). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Long, T. (2016). Revising The Revelation: Early modern appropriations of medieval apocalypticism. In M. A. Ryan (Ed.), A companion to the premodern apocalypse (pp. 378-425). Leiden, NLD: Brill.
  • Long, T. L. (2014). James Sheridan Knowles’s gift album to Jemma Haigh: A glimpse of Victorian social networks and cultural practices.” Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 40(2), 125-132. doi:10.7227/NCTF.40.2.4
  • Long, T. L. (2013). A plague on both your houses of worship: The meanings of epidemic disease in William Byrd II and Cotton Mather. Literature & Medicine, 31, 1-16. doi: 10.1353/lm.2013.0003
  • Long, T. L. (2013). Tales of plagues and carnivals: Samuel R. Delany, AIDS and the grammar of dissent. Journal of Medical Humanities, 34(2), 213-226. doi: 10.1007/s10912-013-9209-9
  • Long, T. L. (2013). Nurses and nursing in literary and cultural studies. In P. D’Antonio, J. A. Fairman, & J. C. Whelan (Eds.), Routledge handbook on the global history of nursing (pp. 37-54). New York: Routledge.
  • Long, T. L., Breitkreuz, K. R., Diaz, D. A., McNulty, J. J., Engler, A. J., Polifroni, C., & Telford, J. C. (2012). Competence and care: Signature pedagogies in nursing education. In N. L. Chick, A. Haynie, & R. A. R. Gurung (Eds.). Exploring more signature pedagogies: Approaches to teaching disciplinary habits of mind (pp. 171-187). Sterling, VA, Stylus Publishing.
  • Telford, J. C., & Long, T. L. (2012). Gendered spaces, gendered pages: Union women in Civil War nurse narratives. Medical Humanities, 38(2), 97-105. doi:10.1136/medhum-2012-010195
  • Long, T. L. (2012). The mark of the beast is the glory of the pariah: AIDS apocalypticism of Diamanda Galás and David Wojnarowicz. LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory, 23, 226-245. doi:10.1080/10436928.2012.703596/li>
  • Long, T. L. (2011). In media res: Browsing, grazing, and the Googleizing of scholarly knowledge. Journal of Scholarly Publishing 42(3), 359-369.
  • Li, Z., & Long, T. L. (Eds.). (2010). The meaning management challenge: Making sense of health, illness and disease. Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
  • Long, T. L. (2010). AIDS and the paradigms of dissent. In Z. Li, & T. L. Long (Eds.), The meaning management challenge: Making sense of health, illness and disease (pp. 147-157). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
  • Long, T. L. (2005). AIDS and American apocalypticism: The cultural semiotics of an epidemic. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. [Reviewed by: E. Runions, (2010), GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, 16(1-2), 297-307; S. E. Henking, (2008), Religious Studies Review, 34(3), 129-135; C. Rouse, (2007), Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 75(2), 480-481; S. Graham, (2007), Journal of American Studies, 41(1), 221-222; J. Fisher, (2007), Theatre Journal, 59(1), 152-153; J. Gartner, (2006), Social History of Medicine, 19(2), 349-350.]

Professional Activities

  • Editor, Newsletter of the Council of Editors of Learned Journals
  • Editor, NursingWriting Blog