An expert on Jane Austen, women writers, and 19th century British literature
Director of Public Humanities Initiatives, Joint Educational Project
Lecturer, Freshman Seminar Series
USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
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- Jane Austen
- 19th century British literature and culture
- the novel
- women writers
- service-learning programs
- university-community partnerships
- Directly elected board member, Jane Austen Society of North America, December 2010-December 2013
- Author of the journal articles "Fanny Caroline Lefroy: A Feminist Critic in the Austen Family," Persuasions On-Line Special Issue on New Directions in Jane Austen Studies 30.2 (2010); "Edward Austen Knight's Godmersham Library and Jane Austen's Emma," Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal 29 (2007): 79?88; and, under the name Alice White, "The Austen Family and William Chute's 1806 Hampshire Election," The Jane Austen Society Report for 2006: 28?32.
- Recipient of the Chawton House Library and University of Southampton Visiting Fellowship, U.K., April?May 2011; the Jane Austen Society (U.K.) Travel Bursary, Summer 2007; the Marta Feuchtwanger Merit Award Dissertation Fellowship for research on the political novel, USC Dornsife College,2006-2007; the Diana Meehan Fellowship in Feminism and Communication, USC Center for Feminist Research, 2006?2007; the Jane Austen Society of North America International Visitor Fellowship, Summer 2006; the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute Ph.D. Fellowship, 2005?2006; and the All-University Predoctoral Merit Fellowship, USC, 1998?1999, 1999?2000 and 2003?2004.