Jennifer Frangos

Associate Professor

Office: 120 Cockefair Hall
Ph: 816-235-2764 x7
Email: frangosj@umkc.edu

Biography

Dr. Frangos joined the English Department in 2007. Her research interests center on print culture, women, and sexuality in the “long eighteenth century” in Britain and the Transatlantic world. Dr. Frangos is editor of The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, a leading academic journal of eighteenth-century studies published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Her collection of eighteenth-century maps started with an 1817 pocket map of London, from the estate of a friend’s great aunt. Dr. Frangos recently attended the Book History Workshop at Texas A&M University.

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. in English and Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Stony Brook University
M.A. in English Literature, University at Buffalo
A.B. (cum laude) in English and Women’s Studies, Vassar College

Courses

Eighteenth-century British and transatlantic literature, Jane Austen, the British novel, editing