Tuesday, 30 of September of 2014

HSSC department welcomes new faculty member Dr. Rebecca Chung

The HSSC department is pleased to welcome Dr. Rebecca Chung to the College of Arts and Sciences.  Dr. Chung received her A.B. in English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her M.A. and Ph.D.  in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. She has taught media aesthetics and composition at the University of Chicago, as well as humanities courses and composition at the Illinois Institute of Technology.  Dr. Chung specializes in textual studies (scholarly editing), book history (hand press period, approx. 1500-1834), and seventeenth and eighteenth century literature.  She is also interested in women’s literary history, the digital humanities, and contemporary literature.  Dr. Chung will be teaching “Victorian and Modern Literature: From Empire to Wasteland,”  Fall 2012, and “Reason and Revolution: the Birth of Modern Culture,”  Spring 2013, as well as courses in the core curriculum.  She looks forward to working with English majors and non-English majors alike on Quest projects that involve the history of the book and the digital humanities!  We welcome Dr. Chung to the department!