Faculty Profile

Carol Ann Johnston

Professor of English, Martha Porter Sellers Chair of Rhetoric and the English Language (1990)

Contact Information

on sabbatical 2014-15

johnston@dickinson.edu


http://blogs.dickinson.edu/carolannjohnston/

Bio

Her teaching interests include literature of the Early Modern period, poetry workshop, and Southern Women Writers. Her current research investigates subjectivity and agency in seventeenth-century English poetry. She has written a book on Eudora Welty and is working on a manuscript placing poet Thomas Traherne in the context of seventeenth-century visual traditions.

Education

  • B.A., Baylor University, 1978
  • M.A., 1980
  • M.A., Harvard University, 1983
  • Ph.D., 1992