Caldwell, Janis

Associate Professor

Education: 

Ph.D. from University of Washington, Seattle
M.D. in Medicine from Northwestern University Medical School

Janis Caldwell is an Associate Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her Ph.D. from University of Washington, Seattle, and her M.D. in Medicine from Northwestern University Medical School. Her central research areas include Victorian literature, science and literature, medical humanities, and literature and the mind. She is invested in encouraging dialogue and collaborative research between the fields of humanities and science.

Contact

Office: 

South Hall 2720

Office Hours: 

Spring 17: Tuesdays & Thurs 12:30-1:30pm and by appointment.

FAX: 

(805) 8934622

Email: 

jcaldwell@english.ucsb.edu

Mailing Address: 

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

Fields/Affiliations: 

Literature and the Mind
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature

Research Interests: 

Victorian, Science and Literature.

Bookshelf

Recent Courses Taught

Quarter Course Title
Spring 2017 ENGL 151BR Studies in British Writers: The Brontes
Winter 2017 ENGL 170LM Studies in Literature and the Mind: Literature and Medicine
Winter 2017 ENGL 197 Upper-Division Seminar: The Dramatic Monologue
Fall 2016 ENGL 128PT Poetry
Spring 2016 ENGL 103B British Literature from 1789 to 1900
Winter 2016 ENGL 197 Upper-Division Seminar: The Dramatic Monologue and the Mind
Winter 2016 ENGL 233 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature: The Dramatic Monologue and the Mind
Fall 2015 ENGL 170LM Studies in Literature and the Mind: Literature and Medicine
Spring 2015 ENGL 151WR Studies in British Writers: British Women Writers
Winter 2015 ENGL 170LM Studies in Literature and the Mind: Literature and Medicine (Canceled)
Fall 2014 ENGL 197 Upper-Division Seminar: The Mind and the Dramatic Monologue (CANCELED)
Fall 2014 ENGL 233 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature: The Mind and the Dramatic Monologue (CANCELED)
Spring 2014 ENGL 103B British Literature from 1789 to 1900 (Canceled)
Spring 2014 ENGL 170LM Studies in Literature and the Mind: Literature and Medicine (25 Student Seminar)
Winter 2014 ENGL 165VP Topics in Literature: Victorian Poetry (CANCELED)
Fall 2013 ENGL 233 Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature: Victorian Poetry (CANCELED)
Spring 2013 ENGL 170LM Studies in Literature and the Mind : Literature & Medicine
Winter 2013 ENGL 103B British Literature from 1789 to 1900
Winter 2013 ENGL 151BR Studies in British Writers : The Brontes
Fall 2012 ENGL 197 Upper-Division Seminar: Darwin's Culture