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Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Faculty List

Women, Gender, & Literature

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Janine Barchas

Professor

barchas@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8379  |  CAL 209

Education   

Ph.D., 1995, University of Chicago

Interests

  Eighteenth-century literature and culture; digital humanities; the British novel; book history; textual studies; Jane Austen; early fiction by women.

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Phillip J Barrish

Associate Professor

pbarrish@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7840  |  PAR 130

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests

  American literature 1870-1930; medicine and literature; gender studies; "masculinity" as a cultural construction; whiteness studies; relationship between literature and liberalism.

Mia Carter

Associate Professor, University Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor

miaC@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8733  |  PAR 123

Education   

Ph.D., English and Modern Studies, 1992, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Elizabeth Cullingford

Chair, Department of English, University Distinguished Teaching Professor

cullingford@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4991  |  CAL 226E

Education   

Ph.D., Oxford University

Interests

  Only children, Irish literature, politics, and culture; modern poetry; women's studies; drama and film; Shakespeare; the relation between high and popular culture

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Ann Cvetkovich

Professor

cvet@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8374  |  PAR 323

Education   

Ph.D., 1988, Cornell University

Interests

  Gay and lesbian studies; public feelings; trauma studies.

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Patricia M. García

Lecturer

pmgarcia@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4991  |  CAL 305

Education   

Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Interests

  Renaissance literature; women, gender, and literature; cultural studies.

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Elizabeth A Hedrick

Associate Professor

eahedrick@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8705  |  PAR 226

Education   

Ph.D., 1986, Columbia University

Interests

  Feminist theory since 1970; gender and science; eighteenth-century novel and drama; Samuel Johnson; eighteenth-century lexicography; history of charity and philanthropy.

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Susan S Heinzelman

Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Women's & Gender Studies

sheinz@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8736; 512-471-5149  |  PAR 126; GEB 4.208

Education   

Ph.D., 1977, University of Western Ontario

Interests

  Eighteenth century women's novels; feminism, law, and literature.

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Geraldine Heng

Associate Professor

heng@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7480  |  PAR 213

Education   

Ph.D., Cornell University
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Jacqueline M Henkel

Associate Professor

henkelj@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4942  |  PAR 14

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota

Interests

  The relation of linguistics to literary criticism; ordinary language philosophy; narrative theory; language and gender.

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Neville Hoad

Associate Professor

nhoad@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8749  |  PAR 215

Education   

Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University

Interests

  Victorian feminism; psychoanalysis (particularly Freud and Klein); contemporary feminist theory in French and English; lesbian and gay studies; queer theory; international human rights law pertaining to sexual orientations; sexuality and gender issues in Southern Africa.

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Carol H MacKay

University Distinguished Teaching Professor

mackay@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8970  |  PAR 221

Education   

Ph.D., 1979, University of California Los Angeles

Interests

  Victorian novel; women's studies; autobiography; authors: William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Julia Margaret Cameron, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Annie Besant, Elizabeth Robins, Virginia Woolf.

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Lisa L Moore

Professor

llmoore@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-1837  |  PAR 217

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, Cornell University

Interests

  Eighteenth-century English and American literature; women's literature; LGBT literature and culture; poetry and poetics; visual studies and garden history; feminist and queer theory; history of sexuality.

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Gretchen Murphy

Professor

gretchen@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8532  |  CAL 311

Education   

Ph.D., 1999, University of Washington

Interests

  U.S. Literature and culture to 1914; nationalism and imperialism; sentimental and domestic writing.

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Domino R. Perez

Associate Professor, Co-Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies

drperez@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7853  |  PAR 117

Education   

Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Interests

  Chican@ literature; American literature; popular culture; cultural studies; film.

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Matt Richardson

Associate Professor

matturichardson@gmail.com  |  512-471-8700  |  PAR 327

Education   

Ph.D., 2005, African Diaspora Studies and Emphasis in Women's and Gender Studies, University of California, Berkeley
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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Professor

scala@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8375  |  CAL 213

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

Interests

  Chaucer; the history of Chaucer studies; the textual environments of medieval literature.

Jo A Shea

Specialist, Associate Dean

jshea@mail.utexas.edu  |  512-232-7076  |  LAC 1.204E

Education   

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests

  Early modern literature and culture.

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Jennifer M. Wilks

Associate Professor

jmwilks@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8702  |  PAR 329

Education   

Ph.D., 2003, Cornell University

Interests

  Paris as a site of diasporic intellectual exchange and transformation, comparative African American and Caribbean literature, contemporary African diasporic literature, Caribbean women’s writing, apocalyptic narratives

Helena Woodard

Associate Professor

hwood@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8703  |  PAR 331

Education   

Ph.D., 1991, University of North Carolina

Interests

  18th century British literature; ethnic and Third World literature; american literature, critical race theory; women, gender, and literature

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor

marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8383  |  CAL 301

Education   

Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Interests

  Medieval literature; medieval and renaissance rhetoric and pedagogy; composition exercises in premodern classroom; modern use of premodern compostion exercises

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