University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English


Faculty - Valerie Rohy

Valerie Rohy

Valerie Rohy

  • Ph.D. Tufts University, 1997
  • C.V. (PDF)
Area of expertise

Lesbian/gay Studies, 19th-century American Literature, 20th-century American Literature, Critical Theory, Women's Studies

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-4172 Office: 433 Old Mill

Spring 2018 Office Hours: On sabbatical

Selected Publications: Anachronism and Its Others: Sexuality, Race, Temporality(Albany: SUNY Press, 2009); Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures and American Literature (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000); American Local Color Writing, 1880-1920, edited with Elizabeth Ammons (New York: Penguin, 1998)

Courses taught: Nineteenth-Century American Fiction, Queer American Literature, Critical Approaches to Literature, Gender and Representation, Sexual Dissidence and American Culture