Emerita Professor

Degrees and Institutions Granting the Degree

  • Baylor University, BA
  • Baylor University, MA
  • University of Leicester-Leicester, England, MA
  • Texas A&M, PhD

Professional Areas of Specialty

  • 19th-century American Literature and Culture
  • Women's Studies
  • New Technologies in Literary Study

Courses Regularly Taught

  • 19th century American literature
  • Survey of American literature
  • Women Writers

Electronic Projects

Editor, Walt Whitman’s Poems in Periodicals, The Walt Whitman Archive http://www.whitmanarchive.org/

Selected Publications

  • Co-editor (with Linck Johnson), The Bedford Anthology of American Literature, Volumes I and II. New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2008; Second Edition, 2013.
  • Editor, Stowe in Her Own Time. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2009.
  • Co-editor (with Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price), Leaves of Grass:  The Sesquicentennial Essays.  Lincoln:  University of Nebraska Press, 2007. 
  • Constructing Literacies: A Harcourt Reader for College Writers. New York: Harcourt Brace, 2000.
  • Co-editor (with Elizabeth Ammons). Approaches to Teaching Uncle Tom's Cabin. New York: MLA, 2000.
  • Editor and Introduction. Ruth Hall. By Fanny Fern. New York: Penguin Books, 1996.
  • Co-editor (with Kenneth M. Price). Periodical Literature in Nineteenth-Century America. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995.
  • Co-editor (with Larry J. Reynolds). "These Sad but Glorious Days": Dispatches from Europe, 1846-1850 by Margaret Fuller. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.
  • Editor and Introduction. Summer on the Lakes in 1843. By Margaret Fuller. Urbana: The University of Illinois Press, 1991.
Susan Belasco