English Department Chair
Professor; Ph.D. University of California-Berkeley
Research areas and interests
Victorian literature and culture, history and theory of the novel, women’s and gender studies, lesbian/gay and queer studies.
Literary Identification: From Charlotte Brontë to Tsitsi Dangarembga. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2012.
Educating Women: Cultural Conflict and Victorian Literature (2001)
- Margaret Oliphant
- Jasper Fforde and “imaginary friendship”
- Radclyffe Hall
- George Eliot and Simone de Beauvoir (Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature).