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Elizabeth Meadows

Principal Senior Lecturer
Associate Director, Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities

Elizabeth is the Associate Director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, where she focuses on developing programs that apply the insights and methods of humanist scholarship and teaching to pressing issues in the world around us. Originally a scholar of Victorian literature and culture, Elizabeth teaches courses ranging from surveys of 19th-century novels to seminars about how the places we live shape the people we become, to classes examining the literary history and cultural function of genres like detective novels and dystopian fiction.