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Jessica Hanselman Gray
Early modern British literature and science; early modern intellectual history; embodiment; theories of the mind; discourses of religion, magic, and science.
ENL 10A - Literatures in English I: to 1700 (Topic: Metaphors of Authorship)
ENL 3 - Introduction to Literature (Topic: Authorship and Authority)
UWP 1 - Expository Writing, Graduate Student Instructor (Topics: Higher education priorities; Political rhetoric; the STEM gender gap; STEM education and access)
UWP 104F - Writing in the Health Sciences, Reader
ENL 164 / STS 164 - Writing Science, Teaching Assistant (Prof. Colin Milburn)
ENL 113A - Chaucer, Teaching Assistant and Section Instructor (Prof. Seeta Chaganti)
ENL 123 - Eighteenth-Century British Literature, Teaching Assistant and Section Instructor (Prof. Alessa Johns)
Ph.D., English. With a Designated Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies. University of California, Davis. Expected 2020.
M.A., English Literature. Wright State University. 2014.
B.A., English/Anthropology. University of North Florida. 2009.
"An Impossible Ideal: Motherhood in Eighteenth-Century Britain. A Review of Monstrous Motherhood: Eighteenth Century Culture and the Ideology of Domesticity by Marilyn Francus." Criticism 58.3 (2017).
"Early Modern Science and the Reproductive Logic of Authorship." Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. October 18-21, 2017. Portland, OR.
"Mrs. Hall, Mary Toft, and Voldemort's Mother: How Women's Desire [Still] Creates a Monster." Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Conference. April 3-6, 2014. Harrisburg, PA.
"Damsels in Distress: The Impact of Socially Constructed Gender Roles in Scientific Discourse on the Childbirth Experience." Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality Symposium. February 1, 2013. Oxford, OH.
SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:
Alva Englund Fellowship, UC Davis (2014-15)
English Department Graduate Fellowship, UC Davis (2014-15)
Wright State University College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2014)
Wright State University Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarship (2014)
Wright State University English Department Graduate Scholarship (2013-14)
University of North Florida Women's Center Scholarship (2008 and 2009)