Associate Professor of English and Chair of English Department, Director of MLA
BA, Concord College
MEd, North Carolina State University
MA, Western Carolina University
PhD, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Professor Rose is Associate Professor of English, and currently chair of the department and a past president of the Victorians Institute. Dr. Rose received her Ph. D. in Nineteenth-Century British and American Literature from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has published essays and reviews in English Literature in Transition and the collection Fighting the Forces: What’s At Stake in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She has also published in numerous reference works, including the Encyclopedia of Prostitution; Dictionary of Literary Biography; Companion to the British Short Story; Essays of Literary Criticism; and Men and Masculinities: A social, cultural, and historical encyclopedia.
Dr. Rose’s research interests, in addition to Victorian literature, include popular culture, food studies, and Appalachian literature and culture.