Carlson, Julie

Professor

Education: 

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1985

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.

Contact

Office: 

South Hall 2523

Office Hours: 

Fall - W 2:00-3:00pm & by appointment

FAX: 

(805) 8934622

Email: 

jcarlson@english.ucsb.edu

Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170

Fields/Affiliations: 

Literature and the Mind

Research Interests: 

  • British Romanticism
  • Feminist, race, and queer theories
  • Early nineteenth-century British theater
  • The social revolutions of the 1790s and 1960s

Projects

Projects (Initiatives, Grants, etc.): 

Co-director, Project Excel: an academic preparation initiative for local African-American and American Indian students in grades 5-12.

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