Genevieve Brassard

Dr. Genevieve Brassard received her Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Connecticut in 2004. She is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Portland (USA), where she teaches courses in Twentieth-Century British, Irish, and Post-Colonial Literatures, and also serves as Director of the Integrated Writing Program. Her publications include articles on Women Writers of World War One, Elizabeth Bowen, and Jane Austen, as well as numerous book reviews on Modernism, Gender, and War Literature. Her current research examines the intersection of female sexuality and urban spaces between the wars in texts by Anita Loos, Jean Rhys, and Elizabeth Bowen among others. Dr. Brassard serves as Vice-President of the Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945, an interdisciplinary group of scholars studying interwar culture.