Associate Professor

Publications

Books

cover of Women’s Worlds: the McGraw-Hill Anthology of Women’s Writing in English Across the Globe by Lisa Schnell, Robyn Warhol-Down, Beth Kowaleski-Wallace, Mary Lou Kete, Rashimi Varma, and Diane Price-Herndl Women’s Worlds: the McGraw-Hill Anthology of Women’s Writing in English Across the Globe. With Robyn Warhol-Down, Beth Kowaleski-Wallace, Mary Lou Kete, Rashmi Varma, and Diane Price-Herndl. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
cover of Literate Experience: The Work of Knowing in Seventeenth-Century English Writing by Andrew Barnaby and Lisa Schnell Literate Experience: The Work of Knowing in Seventeenth-Century English Writing. Co-authored with Andrew Barnaby. New York: Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2002.

Selected Articles

“Aemilia Lanyer” Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature, eds. Garrett Sullivan and Alan Stewart. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
“Shoresh” The WRUV Reader, ed. Chris Evans.
“Let me not pyne for poverty: Maternal Elegy in Early Modern England” Oxford Handbook of the Elegy, ed. Karen Weisman. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2010.
“Breaking ‘the rule of Cortezia’: Aemilia Lanyer’s Dedications to Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum.” Reprinted in Ashgate Critical Essays on Women Writers in England, 1550-1700: Volume 3: Anne Lock, Isabella Whitney and Aemilia Lanyer. Edited by Micheline White. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2009.
“Learning How To Tell.” Reprinted in Psychoanalysis and Narrative Medicine. Edited by Peter Rudnytsky and Rita Charon. Binghamton, NY: SUNY Press, 2008.

 

Awards and Recognition

November, 2008 - Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Award
March, 2007 – Outstanding Faculty Woman Award (UVM)
April, 2006 – Nominated for 2006 National Society of Collegiate Scholars Faculty of the Year Award (a national student-nominated award)
December 2004 – Nominated for Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Award
1999-2000 - Humanities Fellowship, the Project on Death in America (a program of the Soros
Open Society Institute). The fellowship allowed for a one-year research leave: December 15, 1999 - December 15, 2000.
April, 1999 – Graduate Teaching Award, UVM
Summer, 1998 – University of Vermont Instructional Incentive Grant
Summer, 1996 - UCRS Summer Grant: Graduate College, UVM (with Andrew Barnaby)
Summer, 1993 - UCRS Summer Grant: Graduate College, UVM University of Vermont Instructional Incentive Grant
1988-99 - Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction (Doctoral Fellowship), Province of Alberta Heritage Foundation
Social Sciences and Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship
Summer, 1988 - Donald and Mary Hyde Short-Term Fellowship for Research Abroad. Princeton University
Theodora Bonsaquet Bursary, British Federation of University Women

Associations and Affiliations

Renaissance Society of America
Modern Languages Association
Shakespeare Association of America
Society for the Study of Narrative

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Renaissance, Shakespeare, 17th-century British, Bible as Literature, Critical Theory, Women's Studies

Education

  • Ph.D. Princeton University, 1989

Contact

Phone:
  • (802) 656-8627
Office Location:

439 Old Mill

Office Hours:

Fall 2019: W 1:00 - 4:00 pm, or by appointment

Courses Taught

Bible as Literature, Milton: Paradise Lost, Survey of British Literature to 1700, Eve and After: Women in the Bible, The Pursuit of Knowledge, Telling Stories: Truth & Narrative, Critical Approaches to Literature, The Bible: Literary & Historical Perspective, Shakespeare, Engendering Shakespeare, Texts and Contexts, 17th Century Poetry & Culture, Women, Men and Politics of Family in Genesis, Shakespeare & Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare's Women, Survey of Literary Theory and Criticism, King James Bible and Literary Study