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Emily Ogden

Associate Professor

212 Bryan Hall

Office Hours: By appointment only.

19th C American, American

Please see www.emilyogden.net for updated information.


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2010
A.B., Harvard University, 2002


Emily Ogden specializes in nineteenth-century American literature and culture, secularity studies, and the history of criticism. Her latest book, On Not Knowing: How to Love and Other Essays, is a product of her recent interest in alternative critical forms. She publishes both in scholarly and public venues, including the New York Times, Critical Inquiry, The Yale Review, The Point, and The LA Review of Books. Professor Ogden is interested in advising dissertations and theses on topics in nineteenth-century American literature, secularity studies, and the history of criticism.