Anita Rose

Anita Rose

Associate Professor of English and Chair of English Department, Director of MLA

Anita Rose



Office: Carmichael 305M

Phone: 864.596.9692


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.

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