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Erica Stevens, PhD

Erica Stevens PhD

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

120 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

University Park , PA 16802

Office Hours:

  • Summer 2017: By appt. only

Education

  1. B.A., English, Loyola University New Orleans, 2008
  2. M.A., English, The Pennsylvania State University, 2012
  3. PhD, English, The Pennsylvania State University, 2016

Professional Bio

Erica defended her dissertation "Social Lives: Nineteenth-Century New Orleans in Literature" in the summer of 2016. Her research interests include regionalism and transnationalism, aesthetic theory, and social history. She has taught multiple versions of English 15, English 202A: Writing in the Social Sciences, and English 202D: Business Communication, and English 432: The American Novel to 1900. She recently taught Women Writers: The Marriage Plot, including novels by Fanny Fern, Nella Larsen, Cristina GarcĂ­a, and others. The students completed a variety of creative final projects inspired by the novels and the themes of the course, collected here: https://womenwriterssite.wordpress.com/.

Areas of Specialization

American Literature Before 1900