Associate Professor of Literature
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Spring 2021 Office Hours: (Office hours will be conducted via the Zoom platform)
- Mondays 2 p.m.-3 p.m. thesis writers only
- Tuesdays 2 p.m.-4 p.m. sign up
- Thursdays 2 p.m.-3 p.m. drop-in ►Drop in office hours for the week of April 26th - 30th are *Tuesday 3pm-4pm
Zoom links for office hours are available on the CHC Canvas site.
ACADEMIC AREAS: Poetry and Prose of the British Romantic Period, Travel Writing, Gender and Genre, Composition
Ph.D., English, University of California - Berkeley
B.A., American Civilization and Semiotics, Brown University
Professor Cheng joined the Clark Honors College in 2009, after two years as a postdoctoral fellow at Fordham University. She spearheads the Honored Authors program, inviting three to four distinguished authors each year to come and speak directly with honors college students. She is an active member of the Clark Honors College student life committee, and a member of the University's Women of Color project at the Center for the Study of Women in Society. In 2013-14 Professor Cheng served as an affiliated scholar at the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, Freie Universität, in Berlin, Germany.
Research Interests & Current Projects
Professor Cheng's interests encompass eighteenth and nineteenth century British literature, with emphasis on lyric poetry, gender and genre, and book history. She is the author of British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest (Bucknell University Press, 2018).