Caroline Bolt

Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
Tags: British Literature Early American Literature Literary Theory Form, Craft, and Genre Gender Studies Creative Writing LIT

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Humanities, Literary Studies
University of Texas at Dallas - 2012
Master of Fine Arts - Writing
Sarah Lawrence College, New York - 1996
B.A. - British Literature
University of California, Los Angeles - 1991


 “Anna Maria Bennett” and “Regina Maria Roche” in the Ashgate Research Companion to Romantic Women Writers, Ann Hawkins and Maura Ives, Eds. (Farnham: Ashgate, forthcoming)  - publications
 “Sarah Ellis’s The Women of England: Domestic Happiness and Gender Performance,” Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 37.3 (Spring 2015); 183-195  - publications
 “Mediating Happiness: Performances of Jane Austen’s Narrators,” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, vol. 42 (Baltimore; London: The John Hopkins University Press, 2013): 271-289  - publications


Teaching Experience
University of Texas at Dallas [2010–2016]
Periods of English Literature: Beowulf to the Romantics (Spring 2016) Early American Literature (Summer 2013) Rhetoric and Composition (2008-10; Fall 2013) Literary Analysis (2010-2012)


UCLA College Honors -
UCLA English Departmental Honors -


Literary Form and Genre
 Moderator, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS), University of Texas, Austin, 2010 
Competing Notions of Happiness in Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS), Bard and Skidmore Colleges, 2009 
Representational Culture and the Rise of the Public: A Comparative Study of Festival Books
European Court Culture in Texas: New Research from the British Library Festival Books Project Conference, University of Texas, Dallas, 2006 
 Reader of original poetry, Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference, Writerscorps panel, Washington, DC, 1997 


  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, member 
  • Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education, member