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Jessica Hanselman Gray
Early modern British literature; history of science; metaphors of maternity and reproduction; modes and regimes of knowledge production; religion, magic, and science.
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. Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies. University of California, Davis. Expected 2019.
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." (Forthcoming in Criticism).
"Mrs. Hall and Voldemort's Mother: How Female 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 (awarded twice)