Devoney Looser

Professor

  • 95 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
1992 …2018
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Digital Humanities Observatory Summer School Participant, Royal Irish Academy

… → 2010

Ph. D. English, with certification in Women’s Studies, SUNY - Stony Brook, NY.

… → 1993

B.A. Summa cum laude with English Honors, Augsburg College

… → 1989

External positions

Professor of English, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2013 → …

Professor of English, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2013 → …

Executive Committee, Age Studies Discussion Group, Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2013Jan 1 2017

Executive Committee, Age Studies Discussion Group, Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2013Jan 1 2017

Professor of English, Arizona State University

2013 → …

Executive Committee, Age Studies Discussion Group, Modern Language Association, Unknown

20132017

Panelist and Grant Reviewer , For Panels/Selection Committees convened in October 2012; December 2012, and May 2013, National Endowment for the Humanities

Jan 1 2012Jan 1 2013

Panelist and Grant Reviewer , For Panels/Selection Committees convened in October 2012; December 2012, and May 2013, National Endowment for the Humanities

Jan 1 2012Jan 1 2013

Catherine P. Middlebush Chair of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2012Jan 1 2013

Catherine P. Middlebush Chair of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2012Jan 1 2013

Panelist and Grant Reviewer , For Panels/Selection Committees convened in October 2012; December 2012, and May 2013, National Endowment for the Humanities

20122013

Catherine P. Middlebush Chair of English, University of Missouri

20122013

Program Committee (appointed), Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2011Jan 1 2014

Program Committee (appointed), Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2011Jan 1 2014

Program Committee (appointed), Modern Language Association, Unknown

20112014

Advisory Committee (appointed), PMLA, Unknown

Jan 1 2010Jan 1 2013

Advisory Committee (appointed), PMLA, Unknown

Jan 1 2010Jan 1 2013

Advisory Committee (appointed), PMLA, Unknown

20102013

Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2009 → …

Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2009 → …

Professor of English, University of Missouri

2009 → …

Past President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2008Jan 1 2009

Past President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2008Jan 1 2009

Past President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

20082009

President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2007Jan 1 2008

President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2007Jan 1 2008

President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

20072008

Vice President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2006Jan 1 2007

Vice President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2006Jan 1 2007

Vice President, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

20062007

Associate Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2009

Associate Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2009

Executive Committee, Late Eighteenth-Century Division, Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2008

Co-President, Johnson Society of the Central Region, Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2005

Executive Committee, Late Eighteenth-Century Division, Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2008

Co-President, Johnson Society of the Central Region, Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2005

Associate Professor of English, University of Missouri

20042009

Executive Committee, Late Eighteenth-Century Division, Modern Language Association, Unknown

20042008

Co-President, Johnson Society of the Central Region, Unknown

20042005

Executive Committee, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2006

Executive Committee, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

Jan 1 2003Jan 1 2006

Executive Committee, Midwest Modern Language Association, Unknown

20032006

Assistant Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2002Jan 1 2004

Assistant Professor of English, University of Missouri

Jan 1 2002Jan 1 2004

Assistant Professor of English, University of Missouri

20022004

Assistant Professor of English, Louisiana State University

Jan 1 2001Jan 1 2002

Assistant Professor of English, Louisiana State University

Jan 1 2001Jan 1 2002

Assistant Professor of English, Louisiana State University

20012002

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University, Unknown

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2001

Board of Directors, Jane Austen Society of North America, Unknown

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2002

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University, Unknown

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2001

Board of Directors, Jane Austen Society of North America, Unknown

Jan 1 2000Jan 1 2002

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Arizona State University , Unknown

20002001

Board of Directors, Jane Austen Society of North America, Unknown

20002002

Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin

Jan 1 1998Jan 1 2000

Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin

Jan 1 1998Jan 1 2000

Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin

19982000

Acting Director of Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 1998

Acting Director of Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 1998

Co-Chair (elected), Midwest Women’s Caucus of the Modern Languages, Unknown

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 1999

Co-Chair (elected), Midwest Women’s Caucus of the Modern Languages, Unknown

Jan 1 1997Jan 1 1999

Acting Director of Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

19971998

Acting Director of Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

19971998

Co-Chair (elected), Midwest Women’s Caucus of the Modern Languages, Unknown

19971999

Assistant Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

Jan 1 1993Jan 1 1998

Assistant Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

Jan 1 1993Jan 1 1998

Assistant Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Indiana State University

19931998

Assistant to the Director, Writing Program, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jan 1 1992Jan 1 1993

Assistant to the Director, Writing Program, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jan 1 1992Jan 1 1993

Assistant to the Director, Writing Program, State University of New York at Stony Brook

19921993

Instructor, Department of English, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jan 1 1989Jan 1 1992

Instructor, Department of English, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jan 1 1989Jan 1 1992

Instructor, Department of English, State University of New York at Stony Brook

19891992

Jane Austen and the Women’s Movement , Book-length project under development. Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period (editor) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP), Unknown

Teaching Jane Austen, Co-edited Special Issue (with Emily Friedman) Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons (under review) (includes 9 essays and our co-authored 12-page introductory essay), Unknown

Jane Austen Among Her Contemporaries, Edited Special Issue, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation (in progress), Unknown

Introduction, “Teaching Jane Austen", Persuasions On-Line (in progress), Unknown

Sister Novelists: Jane and Anna Maria Porter , book-length project under development, Unknown

Correspondence Primarily on Pamela and Clarissa, Vol. 10 , The Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson (co-editor, with George Justice and Louise Curran) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP. Peter Sabor and Thomas Keymer, General Editors)., Unknown

Edition of Jane West’s A Gossip’s Story , (with Melinda O’Connell and Caitlin Kelly) Richmond, VA: Valancourt (in press; to be published 2015)., Unknown

Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘Ithuriel,’ and the Rise of the Feminist Author-Ghost, Currently in press, to be published in Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Fall 2015, Unknown

Rev. of The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne, Jane Austen Society of North America News (in press; to be published April 2014), Unknown

“The Good Enough Academic Mother at Mid-Career,” Staging Women's Lives in Academia, Ed. Michelle Massé and Nan Bauer Maglin. Albany: State University of New York Press (15 pages; submitted; under contract), Unknown

Advisor, “Catharine Macaulay” entry, Literature Criticism from 1400–1800 (forthcoming, 2014); “Jane Porter” entry, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 267, Gale Publishing, Unknown

… → 2013

Jane Austen and the Women’s Movement , Book-length project under development. Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period (editor) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP), Unknown

Teaching Jane Austen, Co-edited Special Issue (with Emily Friedman) Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons (under review) (includes 9 essays and our co-authored 12-page introductory essay), Unknown

Jane Austen Among Her Contemporaries, Edited Special Issue, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation (in progress), Unknown

Introduction, “Teaching Jane Austen", Persuasions On-Line (in progress), Unknown

Sister Novelists: Jane and Anna Maria Porter , book-length project under development, Unknown

Correspondence Primarily on Pamela and Clarissa, Vol. 10 , The Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson (co-editor, with George Justice and Louise Curran) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP. Peter Sabor and Thomas Keymer, General Editors)., Unknown

Edition of Jane West’s A Gossip’s Story , (with Melinda O’Connell and Caitlin Kelly) Richmond, VA: Valancourt (in press; to be published 2015)., Unknown

Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘Ithuriel,’ and the Rise of the Feminist Author-Ghost, Currently in press, to be published in Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Fall 2015, Unknown

Rev. of The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne, Jane Austen Society of North America News (in press; to be published April 2014), Unknown

“The Good Enough Academic Mother at Mid-Career,” Staging Women's Lives in Academia, Ed. Michelle Massé and Nan Bauer Maglin. Albany: State University of New York Press (15 pages; submitted; under contract), Unknown

Advisor, “Catharine Macaulay” entry, Literature Criticism from 1400–1800 (forthcoming, 2014); “Jane Porter” entry, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 267, Gale Publishing, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2013

Jane Austen and the Women’s Movement , Book-length project under development. Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period (editor) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP), Unknown

Teaching Jane Austen, Co-edited Special Issue (with Emily Friedman) Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons (under review) (includes 9 essays and our co-authored 12-page introductory essay), Unknown

Jane Austen Among Her Contemporaries, Edited Special Issue, The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation (in progress), Unknown

Introduction, “Teaching Jane Austen", Persuasions On-Line (in progress), Unknown

Sister Novelists: Jane and Anna Maria Porter , book-length project under development, Unknown

Correspondence Primarily on Pamela and Clarissa, Vol. 10 , The Cambridge Edition of the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson (co-editor, with George Justice and Louise Curran) (in progress; under contract, Cambridge UP. Peter Sabor and Thomas Keymer, General Editors)., Unknown

Edition of Jane West’s A Gossip’s Story , (with Melinda O’Connell and Caitlin Kelly) Richmond, VA: Valancourt (in press; to be published 2015)., Unknown

Mary Wollstonecraft, ‘Ithuriel,’ and the Rise of the Feminist Author-Ghost, Currently in press, to be published in Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Fall 2015, Unknown

Rev. of The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne, Jane Austen Society of North America News (in press; to be published April 2014), Unknown

“The Good Enough Academic Mother at Mid-Career,” Staging Women's Lives in Academia, Ed. Michelle Massé and Nan Bauer Maglin. Albany: State University of New York Press (15 pages; submitted; under contract), Unknown

Advisor, “Catharine Macaulay” entry, Literature Criticism from 1400–1800 (forthcoming, 2014); “Jane Porter” entry, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 267, Gale Publishing, Unknown

… → Jan 1 2013

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Research Output 1992 2018

Fame in the family: Jane Austen's political legacy

Looser, D., Jun 1 2018, In : Victorians. 133, p. 7-23 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

suffrage
political activity
critic
writer
death

The good enough academic mother at midcareer

Looser, D., Jan 1 2017, Staging Women's Lives in Academia: Gendered Life Stages in Language and Literature Workplaces. State University of New York Press, p. 161-173 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The making of jane Austen

Looser, D., Jan 1 2017, Johns Hopkins University Press. 291 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Jane Austen
Dramatization
Beloved
Actresses
Drawing Room

Whatever her persuasion

Looser, D., Jan 20 2017, In : TLS - The Times Literary Supplement. 2017-January, 5938, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Persuasion

It is a truth

Looser, D., Apr 1 2016, In : TLS - The Times Literary Supplement. 5896, p. 12-13 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Activities 2003 2012

  • 4 Editorial activity

Age Culture Humanities (Journal)

Looser, D. (Editorial board member)
2012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies (Journal)

Looser, D. (Editor)
20042013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Blackwell Literature Compass (Journal)

Looser, D. (Editor)
20032006

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Victorian Literature and Culture (Journal)

Looser, D. (Editor)
1800

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Prizes

Alumnae Anniversary Fund Award

Devoney Looser (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

anniversary
education

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant

Devoney Looser (Recipient), 1800

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

grant
Society

Arts and Science Alumni Organization Grant

Devoney Looser (Recipient), 1800

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

alumni
grant
art
organization
science

Arts and Science Alumni Organization Grant (with George Justice)

Devoney Looser (Recipient), 1800

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

art
justice
science

Big 12 Fellowship (Faculty-in-Residence Program)

Devoney Looser (Recipient), 1800

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)