Priti Joshi

Priti JoshiProfessor, English and James Dolliver National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Co-Professor

BA, University of Maryland, 1988
PhD, Rutgers University, 1998

Priti Joshi earned her B.A. in English and History from the University of Maryland, College Park and Ph.D. from Rutgers University, New Brunswick.  Her primary area of research and teaching is nineteenth-century British literature and culture, with a secondary specialization in post-colonial literature and film.  She teaches courses on the Brontës, Dickens, Jane Eyre and Revision, the Invention of Britishness, Indian Fiction, Bollywood Film, and gender studies.  She has published on Anne Brontë, Frances Trollope, Edwin Chadwick, Charles Dickens and others in journals such as Studies in English Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, and Victorian Literature and Culture.  She is currently working on two projects: a 19th-c Indian newspaper edited by an obscure Australian, John Lang, and a volume of revisions of Jane Eyre