Associate Professor Lisa Moore was born in Canada. She joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and is currently Associate Professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies. A leading scholar in eighteenth-century queer studies, Professor Moore is the author of Dangerous Intimacies: Toward a Sapphic History of the British Novel (Duke UP) and more than thirty articles, essays and reviews. She has given lectures on her research all over the world including at Cambridge University, the Clark Institute for Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Studies, Miami University, the University of Colorado, the City University of New York, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Yukon College. In 2002 she was a Visiting Professor at Université de Paris X (Nanterre).
Professor Moore’s research and teaching interests include transatlantic eighteenth- century and Romantic literatures, Anglo-American women’s literature (specializing in 20th-century lesbian literature), feminist and queer theory and the history of sexuality.