Jessica Hanselman Gray
Early modern British literature and science; intellectual history; history of science; metaphors of reproduction and maternity.
Instructor: ENL 10A - Literatures in English to 1700
Instructor: ENL 3 - Introduction to Literature (Topic: Authorship and Authority)
Instructor: UWP 1Y - Expository Writing - Hybrid (Topic: Civic Literacy)
Instructor: UWP 1 - Expository Writing (Topics: The Gender Gap in STEM; Scientific and Civic Literacies; Political Rhetoric; Academic Literacies)
Teaching Assistant: ENL 164/STS 164 - Writing Science (Prof. Colin Milburn)
TA and Section Instructor: ENL 113A - Chaucer - "Troilus" & Minor Poems (Prof. Seeta Chaganti)
Guest Lecture: Book IV of "Troilus and Criseyde" (ENL 113A)
TA and Section Instructor: ENL 123 - Eighteenth-Century British Literature (Prof. Alessa Johns)
"Early Modern Science and the Reproductive Logic of Authorship." Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. October 18-21, 2017. Portland, OR.
"From Mary Toft to Voldemort's Mother: How Female Desire [Still] Creates a Monster." Northeast Modern Language Association. 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, Ohio.
"An Impossible Ideal: Motherhood in Eighteenth-Century Britain." Rev. of Monstrous Motherhood: Eighteenth Century Culture and the Ideology of Domesticity by Marilyn Francus. Criticism 58.3 (2017).
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 Fellowship (2014)
Wright State University English Department Graduate Tuition Fellowship (2013-14)
University of North Florida Women's Center Scholarship (2007-08, 2008-09)