Andrea Coldwell, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Professor of English; Sigma Tau Delta faculty advisor; Coker Faculty member since 2011
Education: B.A. in English and History, Otterbein College
Ph.D. in English, Temple University
Department: English
Office: Davidson Hall 212
Office Hours: By Appointment
Phone: (843) 383-8110
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Jane Austen, autobiography, the epistolary novel, and fan fiction


  • British Literature II
  • British Literature of the Long 18th Century
  • British Literature and Romanticism
  • British Literature of the Long 19th Century
  • Studies in the British Novel

Current Project:

Continuing research on the development of the autobiography/memoir begun during a 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities program.

Recent Course:

2015 J-Term course: Fan Fiction and Contemporary Literature

Student Presentations:

Holiday Party and reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Student research on editing as a profession

Selected Publications

“Imagining Future Janeites: Young Adult Adaptations and Austen’s Legacy.” Persuasions: Online (forthcoming 2015).

“Unacknowledged Intellect: Scott’s Changing Reputation and An Alternative Victorian Critical Mode.” Authorship (Fall/Winter 2012).

Book Review. Critical Occasions: Dryden, Pope, Johnson, and the History of Criticism by Phillip Smallwood. Eighteenth Century Novel 10 (2013).

Book Review. Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing by Catherine J. Golden. English Literature in Transition. Spring 2011.

“The Speckled Band” and “Beatrix Potter.” Facts on File Companion to the British Short Story. Ed. Andrew Maunder, 2007.