Coker UniversityDirectoryAndrea L. Coldwell, Ph.D.
Andrea L. Coldwell, Ph.D.

Andrea L. Coldwell, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences; Associate Professor of English

  • Ph.D., Temple University
  • B.A., Otterbein College

“I came to Coker in 2011 because I wanted to work more closely with students than I had been able to in my previous job. I love the study of literature—both classics and popular titles—and the chance Coker offers to talk with students and professors about their own interests and passions.”

Office Location

SB104 

Research

Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Jane Austen, autobiography, the epistolary novel, and fan fiction

Courses

  • British Literature II
  • British Literature of the Long 18th Century
  • British Literature and Romanticism
  • British Literature of the Long 19th Century
  • Studies in the British Novel

Student Presentations 

Holiday Party and reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Student research on editing as a profession

Publications

  • “Imagining Future Janeites: Young Adult Adaptations and Austen’s Legacy.” Persuasions: Online(forthcoming 2015).
  • “Unacknowledged Intellect: Scott’s Changing Reputation and An Alternative Victorian Critical Mode.”Authorship (Fall/Winter 2012).
  • Book Review. Critical Occasions: Dryden, Pope, Johnson, and the History of Criticism by Phillip Smallwood.Eighteenth Century Novel 10 (2013).
  • Book Review. Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing by Catherine J. Golden. English Literature in Transition. Spring 2011.
  • “The Speckled Band” and “Beatrix Potter.” Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story. Ed. Andrew Maunder, 2007.