Houston Writing Fellow
Monica Urban's research and teaching interests include nineteenth-century American literature, gender, material culture, urban studies, digital humanities, and print culture. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Miami and her B.A. in Women's Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is currently in the process of revising her dissertation, “Fashion Sense: Surfaces, Aesthetics, and Urban Space in U.S. Literature and Culture, 1843-1928," into a book manuscript.