Joanne Elizabeth Myers

Joanne Myers received her B.A. in English from the Tutorial College of Ohio University and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. Before coming to Gettysburg, she was a Lilly Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Valparaiso University. Her teaching interests include the literature and culture of the eighteenth century in Britain, the history of the novel, and literature and philosophy. Her articles on the body’s place in sentimental culture and on the role of enthusiasm in works by Daniel Defoe, Mary Astell, and Damaris Masham have appeared in such journals as Gender & History, Restoration, and Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture. Her current research focuses on the relative secularity of the Enlightenment in Britain.


Joanne Elizabeth Myers

Joanne Elizabeth Myers
Associate Professor, English

Phone: (717) 337 - 6763

Box: Campus Box 0397

Address: Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 314F
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400

BA Tutorial College of Ohio University,
MA University of Chicago,
PhD University of Chicago,