Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor

Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and English at Penn State University, USA. She is also president of The Society for Utopian Studies. She specializes in utopian and speculative literature, with a focus on feminist utopianism. Her publications deal primarily with contemporary women’s literature—though she began her career teaching and writing about nineteenth-century British literature. Her most recent book is Postmodern Utopias and Feminist Fictions. Cambridge University Press, 2013. She is also co-editor of The Scandal of Susan Sontag (with B. Ching). New York: Columbia University Press, 2009 and editor of The Victorian Comic Spirit: New Perspectives. Ashgate, 2000 and A Moment’s Monument: Revisionary Poetics and the Nineteenth-Century English Sonnet. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996.

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