Ph.D. 1995 (English), M.A. 1986 (English), University of California, Berkeley; B.A. 1983 (English), Oxford
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Catherine Robson specializes in nineteenth-century British cultural and literary studies. Her work has appeared in a range of scholarly journals, including PMLA, Victorian Literature and Culture, Dickens Studies Annual, and Journal of Victorian Culture; in 2003 she joined the Norton Anthology of English Literature as co-editor of The Victorian Age. Prior to teaching at NYU, Robson was on the faculty of the English department at the University of California, Davis.
Areas of Research/Interest
19th-century British Literature, Victorian Cultural Studies, Gender Studies
University of California Dickens Project; Modern Language Association of America; British Association of Victorian Studies
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Fellowship, 2008-09; Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2004-05; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2003-04
Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem (Princeton UP, forthcoming)
Men in Wonderland: The Lost Girlhood of the Victorian Gentleman (Princeton UP, 2001).