Melanie Holm

  • Melanie HolmAssociate Professor

    Office: 506PP Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Phone: 724-357-4936
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    PhD in Comparative Literature, Rutgers University
    BS Mathematics, Literature, MIT

    Research and Teaching Interests

    British Literature of the Long-Eighteenth Century and Early Modern Period,  Women Writers, Satire, Literature of Conquest and Travel Writing, Skepticism, Quixotism, Post-Colonialism, The European and Transatlantic Enlightenments, Intellectual History,  Women’s & Gender Studies, Digital Humanities, Humanist Learning Theory.


    Melanie Holm is currently working on a book titled The Skeptical Imagination: Gender, Genre, and Sociability in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, which explores the influence of skepticism on feminist writings on sociability and the practice of satiric fiction in the long 18th century.