Office: Knutti 201C
Areas of Specialization
American Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Early American Literature, Women Writers, and Composition
Dr. Heidi Hanrahan joined the Department of English and Modern Languages in the fall of 2007. She previously taught at the University of Richmond and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She earned her B.A. in English and history from Roanoke College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in American Literature before 1900 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century American literature, early American literature, women writers, composition, and nineteenth-century British literature. She has published articles on Lydia Maria Child, Harriet Jacobs, Grace King, and Sherwood Bonner and is currently working on a larger project on nineteenth-century writers and their editors.