Julie Carlson is a Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1985, and her central interests include: British Romanticism; early nineteenth-century British theater; the Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley family; theories of race and sexuality. She is the author of England's First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley, In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women; guest editor of Domestic/Tragedy (South Atlantic Quarterly) and various articles on romantic drama and theater.
- British Romanticism
- Feminist, race, and queer theories
- Early nineteenth-century British theater
- The social revolutions of the 1790s and 1960s