Faculty & Staff

Dr. Jodi Wyett

Associate Professor, English
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Associate Professor, Honors Programs
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Associate Professor, English Graduate Program
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Associate Professor, Environmental Science
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Associate Professor, Gender and Diversity Studies
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No Title, Diversity Curriculum Requirement Committee

ML 4446
304 Hinkle Hall

Phone: (513) 745-3158

Fax: (513) 745-3065

Degrees:

  • M.A., Ph.D. (Wayne State University)
  • B.A. (DePauw University)

First Year at Xavier University:

2000

Expertise:

18th-Century British Literature and Culture, 18th-Century Novel, Women's Literature, Feminist Theory

Biography:

Jodi L. Wyett earned her B.A. at DePauw University and both her M.A. and Ph.D. at Wayne State University. She teaches upper- and lower-division courses on women's literature, feminist theory, gender studies, cultural studies, the novel, and eighteenth-century British literature. She is also interested in representations of animals in fiction and speculative fiction, particularly feminist utopias. She has published on lapdogs in eighteenth-century literature and culture and her articles on eighteenth-century novelist Frances Brooke have appeared in journals such as Eighteenth-Century Fiction and The Eighteenth-Century Novel. Dr. Wyett’s current research focuses on eighteenth-century women readers, investigating the significance of the figure of the woman reader for novels in relation to women's actual reading practices.

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