M. Soledad Caballero

Title: Professor
Department: English
Research Fields of Interest: British Romanticism, travel, writing, Interdisciplinary and Post-colonialism
Degrees: B.A., Appalachian State University; M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Tufts University

Contact Info:
Email: msoledad.caballero@allegheny.edu
Phone: (814) 332-4329

Office Location: Odd Fellows 215
Office Hours (Spring ’24): Mondays 1:30-3:30pm; Tuesdays 3:00-4:30pm; Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm

Courses (Spring ’24)
ENGL 305 – Forms of Nonfiction
FSENG 201 – Communication in a Discipline


  • I Was a Bell, Red Hen Press, September 2021.
  • Graham, Maria Dundas. Journal of a Voyage to Brazil (1824) by Maria Dundas Graham. Editors M Soledad Caballero and Jenna Hayward, editors. Parlor Press, Travel Writing Series, Senior Editor Professor Jeanne Moskal, forthcoming 2009-2010.

Essays (selected)

  • “Capturing Confusion: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Students’ Reading Comprehension,” co-author Dr. Aimee Knupsky, Reading across the Disciplines, editor Karen Manarin, Indiana University Press, forthcoming.
  • “We’ll do whate’er we list”: Growing, creating, and writing together,” co-author Dr. Aimee Knupsky, in Critical Collaboration Communities: Academic Writing Partnerships, Groups, and Retreats, editor Nicola Simmons, Brill/Sense, 2019.
  • Some Powerful Rankling Passion”: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Emotion Regulation Strategies in Joanna Baillie’s Passion Plays, co-author Dr. Aimee Knupsky, special issue of Poetic Today: “Knowledge, Understanding, Well-Being: Cognitive Literary Studies,” editor Nancy Easterlin, August 2019.
  • “Transatlantic Masculinities: Military Leadership and Migration in the South American Wars of Independence,” Migrations and Modernities: the state of being stateless, 1700-1850, editors JoEllen DeLucia and Juliet Shields, Edinburgh University Press, Spring 2019.
  • “Sharing Contagion: Sympathetic Curiosity and Social Emotion Regulation in Joanna Baillie’s De Monfort,” co-author Dr. Aimee Knupsky in “Romanticism and Affect Studies,” editor Seth Reno, Romantic Circles Praxis. May 2018. 

Poems (selected)

  • “Oddfellows 215,” Missouri Review, December 2021.
  • “Before an MRI: Questionnaire,” SWWIM, January 2021, winner SWWIM-For-the-Fun-of-It contest.
  • “Stage Two,” Lunch Ticket, Amuse-Bouche, Fall 2020.
  • “Follow Up,” Lunch Ticket, Amuse-Bouche, Fall 2020.
  • “All Love Stories are Death Stories,” Lunch Ticket, Amuse-Bouche, Fall 2020.
  • “Writing Poetry After Turning 46,” Orange Blossom Review, Issue 4, Summer 2020.
  • “On the Phone with my Mother after She Watches the News,” VIDA Review, Issue 1, March 2, 2020.
  • “The Myths We Live,” VIDA Review, Issue 1, March 2, 2020.
  • “Myths We Tell,” Cutthroat Literary Review, March 2020, Joy Harjo poetry prize winner.