Amy Levin

John Knapp

Amy K. Levin

Professor Emeritus

Women's Studies and women's literature, Museum Studies, Victorian literature, African-American literature

Office: RH 215
Phone: 753-0615
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Educational Background

Ph.D. English, City University of New York, Graduate Center; 1989
M.A. English/Creative Writing, University of Colorado, Boulder; 1982
B.A. English/Comparative Literature, Harvard University; 1978

Professional Interests

Literature and medicine, diversity in museums, contemporary U.S. women and minority writers, Victorian literature

Selected Publications

  • Unpacking Gender: Creating Complex Models for Gender Inclusivity in Museums.” Museums, Equality, and Social Justice. Eds. Eithne Nightingale and Richard Sandell. Oxford: Routledge, 2012. 156-168.
  • With Phoebe Stein Davis. "'Good Readers Make Good Doctors': Community Readings and the Health of the Community." PMLA 125.2(2010): 426-36.
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Museums: A Routledge Reader. Editor and contributor. Oxford: Routledge, 2010.
  • Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America's Changing Communities. Editor and contributor. New York: Alta Mira Press, 2007.