Sophia Hsu

Sophia Hsu's dissertation, "Victorian Biopolitics: Life and the Novel in a Liberal Age", is a culmination of her work and research interests in the English PhD program at Rice. Successfully defended in Spring 2017, Sophia's dissertation was directed by Prof. Helena Michie.

Sophia was awarded a Public Humanities Initiative Graduate Fellowship by Rice's Humanities Research Center (HRC), and taught a course in medical humanities for the HRC and the Program in Writing and Communication, where she now served as a postdoctoral fellow during the 2017-2018 academic year. In Fall 2018, Sophia began a position as Assistant Professor of English at Lehman College (CUNY).