is an Assistant Professor of English at Hostos Community College, part of the City University of New York.
Guidebook history, the Grand Tour, early Caribbean tourism, religion, British Romanticism, Victorian literature, the Gothic, and musicology
She is currently completing her first book, which tracks the development of the guidebook genre alongside Catholic Emancipation in Great Britain and Ireland during the late-eighteenth and nineteenth century. For more information, click here.
At Hostos, Dr. Milsom teaches literature survey and college writing composition courses. She has developed a “Gothic and Horror” curriculum and a poetry elective. She is the advisor for the Hostos English Club. For more biographical information than you could possibly want, click here.
- Forthcoming: “The Myth of History and Coleridge’s Caribbean Bath.” Keats-Shelley Journal.
- “Assessing and Transgressing: On the Racist Origins of Academic Standardization.” Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 17:1 (Spring 2021).
- “Mary Shelley in the South Bronx.” Keats-Shelley Journal, 68 (2019): 148-149.
- “Your Suddenly Online Class Could Actually Be a Relief.” Inside Higher Ed (15 March 2020).
- “Review of Laura Engel’s Women, Performance and the Material of Memory: The Archival Tourist, 1780-1915.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 33:2 (Winter 2020-21): 273-279.
- “Beyond the Pale: New Directions in Transnational Romanticisms,” co-authored with Brian Rejack and Shavera Seneviratne. Romantic Circles (18 December 2019).
- “Tourists of Eden.” The Rambling 5 (19 August 2019).
- “Reading Ruskin in Cataclysmic Times.” Los Angeles Review of Books (23 July 2019).
- “John Chetwode Eustace, Radical Catholicism, and the Travel Guidebook: The Classical Tour (1813) and Its Legacy.” Studies in Romanticism 57.2 (Summer 2018): 219-242.
- Ph.D. in English from UCLA
- M.A. in English from UCLA
- M.S. in Education (Adolescent English Concentration) from Fordham University
- B.A. in English from Yale University