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Elizabeth Trubey

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Professor of Instruction

Ph.D. Northwestern University


Liz Trubey (she/her/hers, Ph.D. Northwestern University) is associate dean for undergraduate academic affairs in Weinberg. She has previously served as assistant dean for academic advising, leading the College Advisers. She teaches and writes about American literature, with particular emphasis on gender and problems of identity. She also focuses on literature about and issues in higher education today. Her dissertation, "'I felt like the girls in books': Sentimental Readership in America, 1850-1870," focused on sentimental fiction and nineteenth-century women readers, and she has published articles about Warner's The Wide, Wide World, Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, and Evans's St. Elmo.


American: Early/19th Century, Gender Studies, American: 20th Century