Professor of English & Director of Graduate Studies
Office: 3755 - Coleman Hall
Ruth Hoberman’s areas of teaching and research include modern British literature and women’s studies. In 2006, she was named Eastern’s Distinguished Faculty Member. She is the co-editor, with Kathryn N. Benzel, of Trespassing Boundaries: Virginia Woolf’s Short Fiction (2004) and the author of Gendering Classicism: The Ancient World in Twentieth-Century Women’s Historical Fiction (1997) and Modernizing Lives: Experiments in English Biography, 1918-1939 (1987). Her essays have appeared in such journals as Twentieth Century Literature, Feminist Studies, Victorian Literature and Culture, and Woolf Studies Annual. Her most recent book, Museum Trouble: Edwardian Fiction and the Emergence of Modernism, was published by the University of Virginia Press in 2011.
EducationPhD, Columbia University
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