Faculty Profile: Jessica Richard
Jessica Richard is Associate Professor of English. Her Ph.D. is from Princeton and her B.A. from Goucher College. She specializes in eighteenth-century British fiction. She is the author of The Romance of Gambling in the Eighteenth-Century British Novel (Palgrave, 2011) and editor of Samuel Johnson’s The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (Broadview 2008). She has published articles on gambling in eighteenth-century British culture, Jane Austen, Samuel Johnson, and polar exploration. Her current book project is on alternative forms of education in eighteenth-century British culture. She is the co-founder and co-editor of The 18th-Century Common, a public humanities web project sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute.
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