Marie E. McAllister

mmcallis@umw.edu
  • Professor
  • Engl, Ling & Communication
  • Academic Degrees

    • B.A., Yale University
    • Ph.D., Princeton University
  • Areas of Expertise

    • Eighteenth-Century British Literature
    • Literature and medicine
    • Travel Writing
    • Jane Austen

Marie E. McAllister, Professor of English, holds a Ph.D. (1988) in English literature from Princeton University and a B.A. (1982) in English from Yale University.

McAllister’s edition of the 1787-88 travel journal of Ann Flaxman, An Uninteresting Detail of a Journey to Rome, was recently published by Romantic Circles Electronic Editions. Her articles have been appeared in The Age of Johnson, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Eighteenth-Century Life, The Eighteenth-Century Novel, Source: Notes on the History of Art , and various scholarly collections. She has presented more than 30 papers at scholarly conferences.

With her students, McAllister is the creator of Eighteenth-Century Audio, an archive of recorded poetry from 1660-1800.

McAllister is a past president and executive board member of the East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC/ASECS). In 2004, she received that organization’s Leland Peterson Award for professional service. She is a member of EC/ASECS, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Modern Language Association, the Aphra Behn Society, and the American Association of University Professors.