McGraw-Hill Anthology of Women's Writing World Wide in English. McGraw-Hill. 2008. 2016 pp. Co-author.

Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-class Identity in 19th Century America. Duke University Press, Spring, 2000.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

19th-Century American literature, African-American literature, Critical theory, Women's Studies 


  • Ph.D. Harvard University, 1994


  • (802) 656-3839
Office Location:

440 Old Mill

Office Hours:

Fall 2018: M 1:15-2:45 p.m., and by appointment

Courses Taught

  • 19th Century Black American Women's Writing
  • Romance of American Romanticism
  • 19th Century American Fiction
  • 19th Century Women Writers
  • African-American Literature & Culture before 1900
  • Re-thinking American Romanticism
  • Sentiment in America
  • Critical Approaches to Literature
  • African-American Literature to the Harlem Renaissance
  • Slavery's Shadow: 19th Century American Literature
  • American Romanticisim