Laura Green

Laura Green

Professor of English, Chair of the Department of English
617.373.8577
education Ph.D., 1994, English
University of California-Berkeley
Mailing address 405 LA
360 Huntington Avenue,
Boston, MA 02115
Biography

Laura Green received her PhD from University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Educating Women: Cultural Conflict and Victorian Literature (Ohio University Press, 2001); articles published in Twentieth-Century Literature, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, and elsewhere; and a completed book manuscript, “Transforming Fictions: Literary Identification in the Novel of Formation.” She specializes in Victorian literature and culture and is also interested in the history and theory of the novel; twentieth-century and contemporary Anglophone realist fiction; and gender and sexuality studies. She is also a co-convener of the Harvard Humanities Center Victorian Literature and Culture Seminar. Professor Green has been at Northeastern since 2001.

Selected Publications

Educating Women: Cultural Conflict and Victorian Literature (2001)

Margaret Oliphant (in Other Mothers:Beyond the Maternal Ideal, 2008)

Jasper Fforde and “imaginary friendship” (Victorians Institute Journal)

Radclyffe Hall (Twentieth Century Literature)

George Eliot and Simone de Beauvoir (Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature).

Literary Identification from Charlotte Brontë to Tsitsi Dangarembga (Ohio State University Press, 2012).

Selected Honors & Awards

Research and Scholarship Development Fund Grant, Northeastern University, 2003-2004

Griswold Faculty Research Grant, Yale University, Summer 1999

Mabelle McLeod Lewis Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, 1992-93

Chancellor’s Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 1992–93 (declined)

Humanities Research Grant, University of California, Berkeley, Summer 1991

Maude Fife Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, 1990-91

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley, Spring 1990

Joshua Lippincott Alumni Fellowship for Graduate Study, Swarthmore College, 1987-88

Professional Associations & Affiliations

MLA Prose Fiction Division, Divisional Executive Committee, 2003-2008

Committee Secretary, 2005-06; Committee Chair, 2006-07

Co-Convener, Harvard Humanities Center Victorian Literature and Culture Seminar, 2009

Mss. read for Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Victorian Studies, Twentieth-Century Literature, Studies in the Novel, Victorians Institute Journal, Women’s Writing