Erin Edwards

Erin EdwardsDirector of Literature
Associate Professor of English


317 Bachelor Hall 
Oxford Campus


  • PhD, English, University of California, Berkeley, 2009
  • MA, English, University of Colorado
  • BA, English, University of Texas

Teaching Interests

  • Twentieth-century literature
  • Experimental film
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Women writers

Research Interests

  • American modernism
  • Posthumanism
  • Theories of the body
  • Ecocriticism

Selected Publications

  • The Modernist Corpse: Posthumanism and the Posthumous. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018.
  • “Extremities of the Body: The Anoptic Corporeality of As I Lay Dying.” Modern Fiction Studies 55.4 (Winter 2009): 739-764. Reprinted in Faulkner and His Critics. Ed. John Duvall. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Grants and Awards

  • Assigned Research Appointment, Miami University, 2013
  • Summer Research Grant, Miami University, 2011
  • Research Assistantship in the Humanities Grant, UC Berkeley, 2007-08
  • Graduate Division Summer Grant, UC Berkeley, 2005
  • Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley, Fall 2004 and Fall 2005