Jeana DelRosso
Jeana
DelRosso
Professor
English Department
Gibbons Hall (GIB) 430
410-532-5515
Programs I teach...

School of Arts, Sciences & Business

Education

  • Ph.D., English, University of Maryland, May 2000.
  • Graduate Certificate, Women's Studies, University of Maryland, May 1998.
  • M.A., English, University of Maryland, December 1993.
  • B.A. with honors, English, State University of New York at Binghamton, May 1992.

Professional Memberships

  • Modern Language Association
  • National Women's Studies Association
  • American Association of University Women

Research Interests

  • Catholicism and Women’s Literature
  • Contemporary World Literature
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Media Studies

Publications

Third- and Fourth-Wave Catholic Women Writers: The Future of Unruly Women in the Church. Edited with Leigh Eicke and Ana Kothe. SUNY Press, 2021.

Unruly Catholic Women Religious: Sisters’ Stories. Edited with Leigh Eicke and Ana Kothe. SUNY Press, 2017. 

Unruly Catholic Women Writers: Creative Responses to Catholicism. Edited with Leigh Eicke and Ana Kothe. SUNY Press, 2013. 
*Finalist in the 2013 ForeWord Book of the Year Award in the Anthologies Category. 

The Catholic Church and Unruly Women Writers: Critical Essays. Edited with Leigh Eicke, Grand Valley State University, and Ana Kothe, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2007.

Writing Catholic Women: Contemporary International Catholic Girlhood Narratives. Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2005

Articles

“Mary Gordon.” Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, edited by Linda De Roche, ABC-CLIO, 2021.

Final Payments.” Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, edited by Linda De Roche, ABC-CLIO, 2021.

“De-tangling Motherhood:  Adoption Narratives in Disney’s Tangled.” The Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 48, iss. 3, 2015, pp. 522-535.

“Fixing and Fictioning: The Uses of Memory and Catholicism in Louise DeSalvo's Vertigo.”  Personal Effects: Essays on Memory, Culture, and Women in the Work of Louise DeSalvo, edited by Edvige Giunta and Nancy Caronia, Fordham University Press, 2014, pp. 62-74.