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Dr Desiree Henderson

[Dr Desiree Henderson]

Associate Professor
Last Updated: May 26, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
American literature, especially of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, novel and poetry, life writing and autobiography, women's writing, manuscript studies

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
American literature, novel and poetry, life writing and autobiography, women's writing, banned books, feminist literary criticism

Biography

Biography

Désirée Henderson (Ph.D., University of California San Diego, 2001) specializes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American literature, life writing, and women's writing. She is the author of Grief and Genre in American Literature, 1790-1870 (Ashgate, 2011) and How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century Readers (Routledge, 2019). She has published numerous essays in academic journals, including a/b: Auto/biography Studies, Early American Literature, Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, Studies in American Fiction, and the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. She is co-organizer of the Texas Regional SSAWW Study Group. Her current research interests combine the fields of book history, manuscript studies, feminist literary criticism, and recovery scholarship in order to explore the diary and diary fiction. She served as the Director of the Women's & Gender Studies Program from 2010 to 2014 and remains a Women's & Gender Studies Affiliated Faculty. As a teacher, she is committed to engaged and student-centered pedagogical techniques including Team Based Learning, service learning, and critical pedagogy.

Education

Education

    • 2001 PhD in Literature
      University of California San Diego, 2001
    • 1997 MA in Literature
      University of California San Diego, 1997
    • 1994 BA in English and Comparative Literary Studies
      Occidental College, 1994

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2001 to 2004 Assistant Professor
      Department of English, University of Texas El Paso

Memberships

    • 2019 to Present Society for the History of Reading, Authorship, and Publication
    • 2010 to Present C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
    • 2009 to Present Society for the Study of American Women Writers
    • 2007 to Present Society of Early Americanists
    • 2001 to Present Modern Language Association

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2018 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2017 College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2015 Faculty Fellow sponsored by Center for Community Service Learning, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2015 Research Enhancement Program Grant sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2014 Dallas Women's Foundation Program Grant Recipient sponsored by Dallas Women's Foundation
    • Dec  2014 Nominee, Provost's Outstanding Research Award sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2013 Dallas Women's Foundation Program Grant Recipient sponsored by Dallas Women's Foundation
    • Dec  2012 Dallas Women's Foundation Program Grant Recipient sponsored by Dallas Women's Foundation
    • Dec  2008 National Humanities Center Summer Institute sponsored by National Humanities Center
    • Dec  2007 Faculty Development Leave sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2003 Faculty Research Grant sponsored by University of Texas El Paso
    • Dec  2002 NEH Faculty Seminar, University of Texas El Paso sponsored by National Endowmen for the Humanities (NEH)
    • Dec  2002 NEH Summer Institute, Center for the Study of the Southwest sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
    • Dec  2000 Research Fellowship sponsored by John Nicholas Brown Center for the Study of American Civilization (Providence, RI)

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • June 2015 to Aug 2016 Emily Dickinson and the American Diary sponsored by  -  $4039
      Desiree Henderson (Funded)
    • Aug 2013 to Aug 2014 Dallas Women's Foundation Grant AY13-14 sponsored by  -  $3000
      Desiree Henderson (Funded)
    • Sept 2012 to Sept 2013 Dallas Women's Foundation Grant sponsored by  -  $2000
      Desiree Henderson (Funded)

Publications


      2019
      • Book
        How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st Century Readers
        [Henderson, Desiree]. "Routledge Press".

      2011

      2020
      • Book Chapter
        "Black Ink, White Skin: Gender, Race, and Writing Instruments"
        The Material Culture of Writing
        [Henderson, Desiree, Alexis, Cydney, Rule, Hannah].
      • Book Chapter
        "Digitized Diary Archives"
        The Diary
        [Henderson, Desiree, Ben-Amos, Batsheva]. Bloomington: "Indiana University Press".

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        "Dickinson and the Diary"
        The New Dickinson Studies
        [Henderson, Desiree, Kohler, Michelle]. "Cambridge University Press".

      2018
      2017
      • Book Chapter
        "Bingo Pedagogy: Team-Based Learning and the Literature Survey"
        Teaching the Literature Survey Course: New Strategies for College Faculty
        [Henderson, Desiree, Lang, JamesM., Dujardin, Gwynn, Staunton, John]. 49-67. "West Virginia University Press".
        https://wvupressonline.com/node/716

      2016
      • Book Chapter
        "The Friendship Elegy"
        A History of Nineteeenth-Century American Women's Poetry
        [Henderson, Desiree, Putzi, Jennier, Socarides, Alexandra]. 106-120. "Cambridge University Press".

      2009
      • Book Chapter
        "Understanding the Fear and Love of Death in Three Premature Burial Stories: 'Premature Burial,' 'Morella,' and 'The Fall of the House of Usher'"
        MLA Approaches to Teaching Poe’s Prose and Poetry
        [Henderson, Desiree, Weinstock, JeffreyA., Magistrale , Anthony]. 69-75. "Modern Language Association".

      2017
      • Book Review
        Review of Memorable Days: The Emilie Davis Diaries
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Legacy. 34(2), 387-88.

      2016
      • Book Review
        Review of Adam C. Bradford’s Communities of Death: Whitman, Poe, and American Culture of Mourning
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Poe Studies. 49, 128-131.

      2015
      • Book Review
        Review of Janet Mason Ellerby’s Embroidering the Scarlet A: Unwed Mothers and Illegitimate Children in American Fiction and Film
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Studies in the Novel. 47(4), 573-575.

      2013
      • Book Review
        Review of Brenda R. Weber’s Women and Literary Celebrity in the Ninteenth Century: The Transatlantic Production of Fame and Gender
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Women's History Review.

      2009
      • Book Review
        Review of Elizabeth Ammon's Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin and Sarah Robbins' The Cambridge Introduction to Harriet Beecher Stowe
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Legacy. 26(1), 166-169.
      • Book Review
        Review of Marion Rust's Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson's Early American Women
        [Henderson, Desiree]. The William and Mary Quarterly. 66(1), 209-212.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        "Minding the Gaps in Serial Diary Fiction: The Case of 'Susy L-- ’s Diary'"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. American Periodicals. 27(2), 125-139.
      • Journal Article
        "Reading Digitized Diaries: Privacy and the Digital Life-Writing Archive"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. A/B: Autobiography Studies. 33(1), 1-18.
      • Journal Article
        "Recovery and Modern Periodical Studies"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. American Periodicals. 27(1), 2-5.
      • Journal Article
        "Windows on Writing: Susanna Rowson and the Scene of Female Authorship"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Studies in the Novel. 49(2), 149-169.
      • Journal Article
        Introduction to special forum, "Rowson’s Sincerity and the Just Teach One Project"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Legacy. 34(1), 129-131.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        "Rowson’s Poetics: Dialog, Discord, and Debate in Miscellaneous Poems"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Studies in American Fiction. 38(1-2), 115-138.
      • Journal Article
        Introduction to Special Double Issue on Susanna Rowson, "Beyond Charlotte Temple"
        [Henderson, Desiree, Desiderio, jennifer]. Studies in American Fiction. 38(1-2),

      2008
      • Journal Article
        "What is the Grass?: The Roots of Walt Whitman’s Cemetery Meditation"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 25(3), 89-107.

      2007
      • Journal Article
        "Illegitimate Children and Bastard Sequels: The Case of Susanna Rowson’s Lucy Temple"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Legacy: The Journal of American Women Writers. 24(1), 1-23.

      2004
      • Journal Article
        "Mourning, Masculinity, and the Drama of the American Revolution"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. American Drama. 13(1), 31-45.
      • Journal Article
        "The Imperfect Dead: Mourning Women in Eighteenth-Century Oratory and Fiction"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Early American Literature. 39(3), 487-509.

      1999
      • Journal Article
        "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and the Primetime 'Outing' of Walt Whitman"
        [Henderson, Desiree]. Walt Whitman Quarterly Review. 17(1-2), 69-76.

      2005
      • Reference Work
        "Harriet Beecher Stowe" [headnote]
        The Heath Anthology of American Literature, 5th Edition (Reprinted in 6th edition)
        [Henderson, Desiree, Lauter, Paul]. 2547-2549. "Houghton-Mifflinn, Co.".

Presentations

    • July  2019
      Henderson, Desiree, "“So Much Front Face”: Gender and Self-Portraiture in the Illustrated Diary". (July , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Henderson, Desiree (Author & Presenter), "The Diary of the Future: Handwritten Diaries in Contemporary Fiction", University of Louisville. (April , 2019).
    • November  2018
      Henderson, Desiree, "Dickinson and the Diary ", Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Denver, CO. (November , 2018).
    • May  2018
      Henderson, Desiree, "Gone Girls, Found Manuscripts: Diary and Epistolary Fiction in the Digital Age", American Literature Assocation, San Francisco, CA. (May , 2018).
    • September  2016
      Henderson, Desiree, "Civility and Sociability in the Profane West: Three Nineteenth-Century Texas Women's Diaries", Western Literature Association, Big Sky, MT. (September , 2016).
    • March  2016
      Henderson, Desiree, "Moving Beyond Authorship: Nineteenth-Century Women’s Elegiac Poetry", Duquense University. (March 31, 2016).
    • March  2016
      Henderson, Desiree, "Emily Dickinson’s Diary Poetry", Texas Christian University . (March 16, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Henderson, Desiree, "Temporality, Female Authorship, and the Nineteenth-Century Serialized Diary Novel", Austin, TX. (January , 2016).
    • November  2015
      Henderson, Desiree, "Doing Recovery in the 21st Century: A Legacy Features Panel ", Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Philadelphia, PA. (November , 2015).
    • October  2015
      Henderson, Desiree, "Emily Dickinson and Diary Culture", University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (October , 2015).
    • April  2015
      Henderson, Desiree, "Digitized Diaries and the New Manuscript Archive", Texas Digital Humanities Conference, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (April , 2015).
    • January  2015
      Henderson, Desiree, "A Working Theory of Genre: Diary Fiction in the Digital Age", Modern Language Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (January , 2015).
    • April  2014
      Henderson, Desiree, "Keynote Speaker for Women in Leadership Conference", University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (April , 2014).
    • January  2014
      Henderson, Desiree, "Leveraging Gender Diversity in the Classroom", University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (January 23, 2014).
    • April  2013
      Henderson, Desiree, "Against Foreign Invasion: Strategies for Enclosure and Concealment in Elizabeth Drinker's Diary ", Society of Early Americanists, Savannah, GA. (April , 2013).
    • November  2012
      Henderson, Desiree, "Best Practices for Women’s & Gender Studies Internships ", National Women's Studies Association, Oakland, CA. (November , 2012).
    • October  2012
      Henderson, Desiree, "Expert, Specialist, Advocate, Fan: The Pros and Cons of Single Author Scholarship, A Roundtable Discussion", Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Denver, CO. (October , 2012).
    • March  2012
      Henderson, Desiree, "Pen, Ink, Paper, Desk: Writing Instruments and Female Authorship.", Berkeley, CA. (March , 2012).
    • April  2011
      Henderson, Desiree, "Pecha Kucha in the Classroom", Modern Language Department, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX. (April , 2011).
    • March  2011
      Henderson, Desiree, "Windows on Writing: Rowson and the Scene of Female Authorship", Society of Early Americanists, Philadelphia, PA. (March , 2011).
    • February  2011
      Henderson, Desiree, "Re-introducing Susanna Rowson: New Contexts for Understanding Early American Women Writers ", University of North Texas. (February , 2011).
    • January  2011
      Henderson, Desiree, "Whitman, Memorial Space, and Lyric Mourning", Modern Language Association, Los Angeles, CA. (January , 2011).
    • May  2010
      Henderson, Desiree, "The Persistence of Sentimental Instruction: Reading Conduct in Rowson and Sedgwick", The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, State College, PA. (May , 2010).
    • October  2009
      Henderson, Desiree, "Susanna Rowson and the Culture of Poetic Reprinting", Society for the Study of American Women Writers, Philadelphia, PA. (October , 2009).
    • September  2008
      Henderson, Desiree, "Susanna Rowson in Context", University of North Texas. (September , 2008).
    • April  2008
      Henderson, Desiree, "Spaces of Memory and Forgetting: Frederick Douglass and the Slave Cemetery", Society for the Study of Southern Literature, Williamsburg, VA . (April , 2008).
    • June  2007
      Henderson, Desiree, "Charlotte Temple and Beyond: The State of Rowson Studies, A Roundtable Discussion", Society of Early Americanists and Omohundro Institute of Early American History, Williamsburg, VA. (June , 2007).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Katherine Jones, (English)
    • Present
      Naoyuki Nozaki, (English)
    • 2019
      Holly Dion Grey, Art MFA Student. (Art and Art History)
    • 2018
      Amanda Montelone, (English)
    • 2017
      Stephanie Peebles Tavera, (English)
    • 2017
      Jayson Carroll,
    • 2017
      Amanda Torres, (English)
    • 2017
      Jana Jackson, (English)
    • 2016
      Jeff King, (English)
    • 2016
      Julie McCown, (English)
    • 2016
      Michael Brittain, (English)
    • 2016
      Leslie Wade, (English)
    • 2016
      Michael Burgess, (English)
    • 2016
      Leslie Cook, (English)
    • 2014
      Elizabeth Barbee, (English)
    • 2014
      India Miles, (English)
    • 2013
      Kara Purschwichz,
    • 2013
      Kris Vogal, (English)
    • 2012
      Samantha Putnam, (English)
    • 2011
      Seung-won Kim,
    • 2011
      Jin Kim,
    • 2010
      Alyson Ward,
    • 2010
      April Nikki Slack,
    • 2009
      Bridgette Barclay, (English)
    • 2009
      Leslie Bukowski,
    • 2009
      Luke Tesdal,
    • 2008
      Jonathan Wilson,
    • 2008
      Susan Christensen,
    • 2008
      Kristi Musgrove,
    • 2008
      Nick Sacy, (English)
    • 2007
      Michelle Shelley Sanders,
    • 2007
      Tracy Lynn Clough, (English)
    • 2007
      Gail Tunnel, (English)
    • 2006
      Barbara Noyse, (English)
    • 2006
      Kim Sasser, (English)

Courses

      • ENGL 4312-001 19TH-CENTURY AMER LIT
        (Course Id: 113562)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 6699-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104596)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • ENGL 6699-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104596)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 3333-001 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3333-005 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 5391-017 GRAD READINGS
        (Course Id: 104564)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 4333-001 LITERARY GENRES
        (Topic: Life Writing | Course Id: 104470)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ENGL 3342-001 AMERICAN POETRY
        (Course Id: 104413)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 5337-001 SEMINAR IN TEACHING LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104536)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 7399-017 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ENGL 3340-001 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 4333-001 LITERARY GENRES
        (Topic: Life Writing | Course Id: 104470)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 4399-002 SENIOR SEMINAR
        (Topic: Early American Novel | Course Id: 104503)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Early American Novel | Course Id: 104525)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ENGL 3342-001 AMERICAN POETRY
        (Course Id: 104413)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3333-005 DYNAMIC TRADITIONS IN LIT
        (Course Id: 112842)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 6391-017 GRADUATE READINGS
        (Course Id: 104593)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 2303-010 TOPICS IN LIT
        (Topic: American Poetry | Course Id: 104364)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 3340-003 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 4333-001 LITERARY GENRES
        (Topic: Life Writing | Course Id: 104470)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 5326-001 TOPICS AMERICAN LIT PRE 1900
        (Course Id: 104527)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 2303-010 TOPICS IN LIT
        (Topic: Banned Books | Course Id: 104364)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 3340-002 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • WOMS 2310-001 INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
        (Course Id: 107205)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ENGL 2329-011 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 4399-003 SENIOR SEMINAR
        (Topic: American Life Writing | Course Id: 104503)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Early American Life | Course Id: 104525)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 2329-005 AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104373)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 3342-001 AMERICAN POETRY
        (Course Id: 104413)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 6399-017 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 104594)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 3340-001 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • ENGL 3340-001 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 6191-017 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104569)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • AAST 4350-003 SPECIAL TOPICS AFR AMER STUDY
        (Topic: Female Slave Narratives | Course Id: 112142)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 3370-003 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104428)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • WOMS 3370-003 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104428)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Emily Dickinson | Course Id: 104525)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2014
      • ENGL 6391-017 GRADUATE READINGS
        (Course Id: 104593)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • WOMS 4393-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 3370-001 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Gender & Environment | Course Id: 104428)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • WOMS 3370-001 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Gender and Environment | Course Id: 104428)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • ENGL 5320-001 AMERICAN LITERATURE PRE-1800
        (Course Id: 104521)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 6391-017 GRADUATE READINGS
        (Course Id: 104593)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • WOMS 4393-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107240)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • WOMS 4393-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 3370-001 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Gender & Environment | Course Id: 104428)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • WOMS 3370-001 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Gender and Environment | Course Id: 104428)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • WOMS 4393-001 INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107240)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • WOMS 2310-001 INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
        (Course Id: 107205)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 4391-017 LIT CONFERENCE
        (Course Id: 104501)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Whitman | Course Id: 104525)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2012
      • WOMS 4390-002 CONFERENCE COURSE
        (Course Id: 107238)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 3340-003 HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 6191-017 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104569)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • WOMS 4393-001 WOMEN'S STUDIES INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 107240)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • WOMS 2310-001 INTRO WOMEN STUDIES
        (Course Id: 107205)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 6191-017 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104569)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • ENGL 2350-001 INTRO TO TEXTS
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2011
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Fake Memoirs & Factual Fiction | Course Id: 104525)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • ENGL 6191-017 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104569)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 3370-002 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Woman Artist in American Lit | Course Id: 104428)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • WOMS 3370-002 WOMEN IN LITERATURE
        (Topic: Woman Artist in American Lit | Course Id: 104428)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 2350-004 INTRO TO TEXTS
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 5398-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104566)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 5324-001 TOPICS IN AMERICAN LIT GENRES
        (Topic: Rowson/Sedgwick/Stowe | Course Id: 104525)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • ENGL 3340-001 HIST AMER LIT
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ENGL 3340-003 HIST AMER LIT
        (Course Id: 104411)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ENGL 6191-017 INDEPENDENT STUDY
        (Course Id: 104569)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ENGL 2350-006 INTRO TO TEXTS
        (Course Id: 104377)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ENGL 5398-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104566)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • ENGL 5698-017 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104567)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • 2018 to  Present Committee Chair
      English Tenure and Promotion Committee
    • 2018 to  Present Committee Chair
      Research Committee
    • 2004 to  Present Committee Member
      English Graduate Studies Committee
    • 2015 to  2017 Committee Member
      English Advisory Committee
    • 2015 to  2017 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • 2012 to  2016 Advisory Board
      LGBTQA Program
    • 2013 to  2014 Committee Member
      English Tenure and Promotion Committee
    • 2013 to  2014 Committee Member
      Program Review Committee
    • 2013 to  2014 Advisory Board
      Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program
    • 2010 to  2014 Committee Member
      Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
    • 2010 to  2014 Director
      Women's and Gender Studies Program
    • 2011 to  2012 Committee Member
      English Advisory Committee
    • 2011 to  2012 Faculty Mentor
      Faculty Mentoring Program
    • 2008 to  2012 Committee Member
      Faculty Senate
    • 2011 to  2011 Workshop Leader
      Women in Leadership Annual Student Conference
    • 2009 to  2010 Committee Member
      English Advisory Committee
    • 2006 to  2010 Committee Member
      English Recruitmeent and Retention Committee
    • 2006 to  2010 Advisory Board Member
      Women's Studies Advisory Board
    • 2006 to  2008 Committee Member
      English Advisory Committee

Service to the Profession

    • 2008 to  Present
      Co-Founder and Organizer
      Texas Regional SSAWW Study Group
      http://txssaww.wordpress.com/
    • 2007 to  Present
      Consultant
      Legacy: Journal of American Women Writers
    • Past to  2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      a/b: Autobiography Studies
    • 2013 to  2018
      Editor, Journal Editor
      Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers
    • Past to  2017
      Reviewer, Book
      University of Massachusetts Press
    • Jan 2016 to  Jan 2016
      Panel Organizer (Austin, TX,
      "Paper Publics: American Women Readers, Writers, and Periodical Culture" Panel at Modern Language Association Convention
    • 2013 to  2015
      Reviewer, Book
      Routledge
    • Nov 2015 to  Nov 2015
      Chair and Panel Organizer (Philadelphia, PA,
      "Doing Recovery in the 21st Century: A Legacy Features Panel" at SSAWW Conference
    • Jan 2015 to  Jan 2015
      Panel Organizer (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
      "Diary and Diary Fiction: Negotiating the Intersections" Panel at MLA Convention
    • Past to  2014
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Early American Literature
    • 2013 to  2014
      Reviewer, Book
      Oxford University Press
    • Past to  2013
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Nineteenth-Century Contexts
    • 2012 to  2013
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Legacy: Journal of American Women Writers
    • Oct 2012 to  Oct 2012
      Session Chair (Denver, CO,
      "Expert, Specialist, Advocate, Fan: The Pros and Cons of Single Author Scholarship, A Roundtable Discussion" at SSAWW Conference
    • Mar 2012 to  Mar 2012
      Panel Organizer (Berkley, CA,
      "The Material Culture of Women's Reading and Writing" Panel at C19 Conference
    • Apr 2011 to  Apr 2011
      Panel Organizer (Arlington, TX,
      "At War with Tradition: A Pecha Kucha Panel" at Cultural Constructions IV Conference
    • Mar 2011 to  Mar 2011
      Panel Organizer (Philadelphia, PA,
      "New Models for Female Authorship in Early America" Panel at SEA Conference
    • Past to  2010
      Reviewer, Book
      Pearson Publishers
    • Past to  2009
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Eighteenth-Century Studies
    • Oct 2009 to  Oct 2009
      Panel Organizer (Philadelphia, PA,
      "Claiming Authorship, Disputing Publication: The Material Practices of Nineteenth-Century Women Poets" Panel at SSAWW Conference
    • Apr 2008 to  Apr 2008
      Chair and Panel Organizer (Williamsburg, VA,
      "Excavation and Interpretation: The Material Culture of Fredrick Douglass' Slavery" Panel at SSSL Conference
    • June 2007 to  June 2007
      Session Chair (Williamsburg, VA,
      "Charlotte Temple and Beyond: The State of Rowson Studies, A Roundtable Discussion" at SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference