Associate Professor of English
Courses taught in Fall 2013
Courses taught in Spring 2014
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Victorian Periodicals Review (effective Spring 2012)
Literary Celebrity, Gender, and Victorian Authorship, 1850-1914, University of Delaware Press, 2011.
First-Person Anonymous: Women Writers and Victorian Print Media, 1830-70, Ashgate Publishing, Nineteenth-Century Series, February 2004.
“Literary Gossip: Women Writers and Celebrity News at the Fin de Siècle.” Women Writers and the Artifacts of Celebrity in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Ann Hawkins and Maura Ives. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012. 133-49.
“Poet as Headliner: George Eliot and Macmillan's Magazine.” George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies 60-61 (Sept. 2011): 107-25.
“Harriet Martineau: Gender, National Identity, and the Contemporary Historian.” Women’s History Review 20.5 (2011): 765-84.
“Introduction: Special Issue on Victorian Networks,” Victorian Periodicals Review 44.2 (2011): 111-14.
“Victorian Drama.” Year’s Work in English Studies: 2006 86.1 (2008): 64-71.
“RSVP Bibliography: 2003-05.” Victorian Periodicals Review 39.3 (2006): 193-256.
"Dialogues on Gender and Reform: Tait's Edinburgh Magazine." Victorian Periodicals Review 38.3 (2005): 263-79.
"Gender and the Politics of Literary Fame: Christina Rossetti and the Germ." Critical Survey 13.2 (2001): 61-77.
"Ebenezer Elliott: Working-Class Poetry and the Politics of Gender." Victorian Poetry 39.2 (2001): 303-318.
"Harriet Martineau and the Victorian Periodical Press." Defining Centres: Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities. Eds. Laurel Brake, William Bell, and David Finkelstein. New York: Macmillan, 2000. 154-64.
“In Our Midst: W. T. Stead, Imperialist Feminism, and the Review of Reviews.” W. T. Stead Centenary Conference, British Library, April 16, 2012.
“Living Dolls: Women at Play in the Strand.” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, Canterbury Christchurch University, July 23, 2011.
“Approximating the Material Text: Facsimiles of Handwriting in the Strand,” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, Yale University, September 11, 2010.
“The Art of Theatrical Adaptation: George Henry Lewes’s Wanted: A She-Wolf,” Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Conference, University of Tampa, March 13, 2010.
“Literary Gossip: Women and Celebrity News at the Fin de Siècle.” North American Victorian Studies Association Conference, University of Victoria, October 13, 2007, and the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University, September 15, 2007.
“Interdisciplinarity Now: Richard Stein.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, University of Missouri, Kansas City, April 21, 2007.
“Yesterday’s Woman, Yesterday’s Man: Representations of the Authorial Body in the British Medical Journal.” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, CUNY Graduate Center, September 16, 2006.
"Rooms of the Past: Victorian Women Writers, Historic Preservation and the Reconstruction of Domestic Space." North American Victorian Studies Association, University of Virginia, September 30, 2005.
"The Politics of Domesticity: Periodicals, Tourism, and the Reconstruction of Carlyle's House." Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, George Washington University, September 16, 2005.
"The Virtual City: Literary Tourism and the Construction of 'Dickensland'." Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States, University of Washington, October 20, 2004.
"Literary Tourism, Gender, and the Haunting of Victorian London." Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century British Women Writers Conference, University of Georgia, March 26, 2004.
"Literary Tourism and the Victorian Periodical Press." Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, University of Alberta, September 19, 2003.