Alexandra L. Milsom

is an Assistant Professor of English at Hostos Community College, part of the City University of New York.

Research Interests

Dr. Milsom’s work covers tourism history, guidebooks, religion, Romanticism, Victorian literature, the Gothic, and musicology.

Current Projects

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.

Teaching

At Hostos, Dr. Milsom teaches literature survey and college writing courses, where she has developed a “Gothic and Horror” curriculum and a poetry elective. She is the co-advisor to the Hostos English Club and a faculty advisor to the Writing Center. For more biographical information than you could possibly want, click here.

MLA 2020 Papers

These are put up temporarily to provide access to the brief papers I’m presenting at MLA 2020.

Recent Writing

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Education

  • 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