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Susan M. Goulding, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Graduate Faculty

Department Chair

The Great Hall Annex 23
Office Hours
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., via Zoom; and by appointment.

Susan M. Goulding, Ph.D.


Ph.D., New York University

M.A., Adelphi University

B.A., Adelphi University

Research Interests

Field of study is eighteenth-century British literature, with interest in women’s studies, as well as reception history, and genre and narrative theory.


Scholarly Articles

Dr. Goulding has published articles on Mary Leapor, Letitia Pilkington, and Aphra Behn; the most recent article is about the nuns in Aphra Behn’s prose fiction in Volume 10 (Fall 2008) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies. Dr. Goulding’s longer project addresses the relationship between biography and reception history for eighteenth-century women writers. She is working on articles on Isak Dinesen’s short fiction, and on Mary Robinson’s sonnet sequence, Sapho and Phaon.

Additional Information


Departmental Advising Coordinator
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Thesis Advisor and Second Reader
Honors Council
Undergraduate Major Curriculum Committee
Graduate Program Committee
General Education Course Committee


Frequently Taught Classes

  • British Literature I (EN 205)
  • College Composition I (EN 101)
  • College Composition II (EN 102)
  • College English I (EN 101)
  • College English II (EN 102)
  • Eighteenth Century British Literature (EN 525)
  • Foundations of British Literature (EN 227)
  • Language and Community (EN 384)
  • Literature I: Ancient Through Renaissance (EN 201)
  • Literature II: Neoclassical to the Present (EN 202)
  • Restoration and Augustan Literature (EN 325)
  • Seminar in English (EN 491)