Pia Jakobsson

Pia Jakobsson

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Clinical Assistant Professor
Graduate Advisor
Tags: Gender Studies History Early Modern Europe Public Sphere HIST HUMA GST Eighteenth Century

Professional Preparation

PhD - Humanities-History of Ideas
UT Dallas - 2009
MA - Humanities
UT Arlington - 2001
BA - Literature
Stockholm University - 1999

Research Areas

Women and Gender in the Public Sphere
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century European Cultural History


Book Chapter:  "Public Ambition as Moral Obligation: the Intellectual Career of Elizabeth Carter” in Women from the Parsonage: Pastors’ Daughters as Writers, Translators, Salonnières, and Educators, by Susanne Bach and Cindy Renker, eds.   2019 - publications
"Elizabeth Montagu (1718-1800)." 75-101. UMI, 2009. Quoted in Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau. Vol. 340. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2017. Gale Literature Resource Center ).

2017 - publications
Review:  The Gordon Riots: Politics, Culture and Insurrection in Late Eighteenth-Century Britain, by Ian Haywood and John Seed, eds.  Britain and the World  8, no. 2  2015 - publications
“Daughters of Liberty” in Women’s Rights: Perspectives in American Social History, edited by      Christa de Luzio, 35-56. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio  2010 - publications
International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. Malden, MA,: Wiley-Blackwell,  s.v. “Henry ‘Orator’ HuntInternational Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest. Malden, MA,: Wiley-Blackwell,  s.v. “John Horne Tooke” 2009 - publications
“Public voices, Public selves: The self-fashioning of Mercy Otis Warren and Catharine Macaulay.”  in2007 Selected Papers of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850. Tallahassee: Florida State UP 2008 - publications


Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
UT Dallas - School of Arts & Humanities [2015–Present]
Clinical Assistant Professor
UT Dallas - School of Arts & Humanities [2015–Present]
Graduate Academic Advisor
UT Dallas - School of Arts & Humanities [2010–2015]
UT Dallas - School of Interdisciplinary Studies [2008–Present]
Associate Instructor
Collin College [2010–2010]


Member, Veterans Advisory Council UT Dallas 2019-
Faculty Advisor, GirlUp UT Dallas 2017-
Member, Library Committee UT Dallas 2016-
Web editor, ex officio board member SSEMWG 2013-2023
Member, Commencement Committee UT Dallas 2023-