The Department of English
Location: VC 7-281
Phone: (646) 312-3962
B.A. Harvard, Ph.D. Columbia. Nancy Yousef specializes in literature and philosophy of the Enlightenment and Romanticism. Her research interests include intersections between ethics, psychoanalysis and literary representation. She is the author of Isolated Cases (Cornell University Press, 2004) and is currently writing a new book on representations of intimacy. Among her other publications are essays on Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Mary Wollstonecraft, William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, and Charles Dickens. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (2002-2003) and the National Humanities Center (2006-2007).
In addition to Great Works of Literature, Professor Yousef regularly teaches courses in the nineteenth century novel and women in literature.