Alexandra L. Milsom

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

Recent Writing
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.

Research Interests

Tourism history & guidebooks, Romanticism, Victorian literature, the Gothic, and musicology.

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