Department of English

Sunny Stalter-Pace

Sunny Stalter-Pace Hargis Associate Professor of American Literature
9096 Haley Center
(334) 844-9081

Office Hours

  • Monday Research Leave
  • Tuesday Research Leave
  • Wednesday Research Leave
  • Thursday Research Leave
  • Friday Research Leave


Sunny Stalter-Pace, Associate Professor, received her PhD from Rutgers University and her BA from Loyola University Chicago. She specializes in American modernism, performance, and mobility studies. She is the book review editor of Transfers Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, where she also oversees the Media and Mobility portfolio.

Her teaching interests include late nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature and culture, drama, American studies, critical theory, and film.

Representative Publications


  • Underground Movements: Modern Culture on the New York City Subway
    University of Massachusetts Press, December 2013


  • “Hart Crane.” Invited contribution for inclusion in A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Eds. David Chinitz and Gail McDonald. Wiley-Blackwell, March 2014. 526-535
  • "'I'm Out and He's In': Nativist Discourse in American Expressionist Drama." Journal of American Drama and Theatre 23.3 (Fall 2011): 77-96.
  • "The Subway Crush: Making Contact in New York City Subway Songs, 1904-1915." The Journal of American Culture 34:4 (December 2011): 321-331.
  • “Invisible Threads: Unraveling Infrastructure in Half Century with Cotton” CR: The New Centennial Review 10.1 (Winter 2010): 115-125.
  • “Subway Ride and Subway System in Hart Crane’s ‘The Tunnel’” Journal of Modern Literature 33.2 (Winter 2010): 70-91.
  • “Farewell to the El: Nostalgic Urban Visuality on the Third Avenue Elevated Train.” American Quarterly 58.3 (September 2006): 869-890.

Last Updated: January 22, 2019