Marie McAllister, Professor of English, holds a Ph.D. (1988) in English literature from Princeton University and a B.A. (1982) in English from Yale University. Her articles have been published in Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Life, The Eighteenth-Century Novel, The Age of Johnson, and various collections, and she has presented more than 20 papers at scholarly conferences. Most recently, Dr. McAllister published “Using Production to Teach Women Playwrights” in the Modern Language Association volume Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (2010).
Dr. McAllister is a past president and executive board member of East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC/ASECS). In 2004, she received that organization’s Leland Peterson Award for professional service. She currently is a member of the Modern Language Association, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, EC/ASECS, the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, the Aphra Behn Society, National Council of Teachers of English, and the American Association of University Professors.