With sadness, we note that Professor Emerita Mary Crichton passed away August 11, 2018. Crichton joined the department in 1955 and served as an associate professor from 1965-1995.

Her research interests included German lyric poetry of the late 18th to early 20th century, Goethe, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, and women’s love poetry.