- B.A., Bucknell University
- M.A., Bucknell University
- Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Teaching and Research Interests
- Gender studies and feminism, queer theory and the history of sexuality
- Modern literature, the gender politics of authorship, women writers
Erica is currently working on a co-edited collection entitled Women Writers and the Making of Modernism and a series of three articles each pairing the modernist author Virginia Woolf with a more contemporary author through the lens of feminism and gender politics. She is in the early stages of a manuscript exploring the modernism of Djuna Barnes, Mina Loy, and Jean Rhys.
- FOUN 98, From Fairy Tales to Playboy Bunnies
- WMST 150, Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
- WMST 225, Modernism on the Margins: Class, Race, and Sexuality
- WMST 234/UNIV, Social Justice Dialogues
- WMST 266, Feminist Literary Theory: Women Writing / Writing Women
- ENLS 288, The Literature of Downton Abbey
- WMST 325, History of Sexuality
- WMST 400, Senior Seminar
Women Writers and Community: The Making of Modernism, co-editor, under contract, University Press Florida, anticipated publication 2020
"What Would Lady Mary Do?: Teaching the Modern Novel in the Wake of Downton Abbey," Pedagogy, 17.3, 2017.
"R. G. Collingwood and Autobiography: Historical Thinking, Political Action, and Writing in the 1930s," Clio, 45:3, Summer 2016.
"1930s Woolf," guest editor, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Spring 2015.
"Modernism and Memorials: Virginia Woolf and Christopher Isherwood," Woolf Writing the World: Selected Papers from the 24th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Pamela Caughie and Diana Swanson. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, May 2015.
"'Drawn from our Island History': Virginia Woolf, Nancy Mitford, and the Politics of Pageantry," Woolf and the Commonwealth: Selected Papers from the 23rd Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Helen Wussow & Mary Ann Gillies. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, 2014.
"In the Classroom: Virginia Woolf and the Possibilities of Queer History." Virginia Woolf Miscellany. 82, 2012.
"To 'make that country our own country': The Years, Novelistic Historiography, and the 1930s." Woolf and the City: Selected Papers from the 19th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson University Press, 2010.
"Flights of Imagination: Aerial Views, Narrative Perspectives, and Global Perceptions." Virginia Woolf: Art, Education, Internationalism: Selected Papers from the 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson University Press, 2008.
"'Myself—it was impossible': Queering History in Between the Acts." Woolf Studies Annual. Volume 13, 2007.