Lecturer in English
Office: Herring 326
Amanda earned her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University where she completed a dissertation on the survival of the romance genre in Early American literature. She has a Master's degree from the University of York (UK) where she studied the imperial expansion of Anglophone culture before 1800, and she continues to be interested in how trans-Atlantic literary relations between the "Old" and "New World" shaped North-South relations within the American hemisphere. She has articles in print or forthcoming in the European Romantic Review and Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture. For more on Amanda's research, please consult her personal website below.
19th C. U.S. Literature, Early American Literature, 18th C. British and Enlightenment Studies, Transatlanticism, the Gothic, theories of the Romance
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2013
MA, English literature, Vanderbilt University, 2009
MA, Global Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of York, 2008
BA, English literature, University of Chicago, 2006