Chelsea McKelvey

Graduation Year: 2018



Ph.D., Southern Methodist University (2018)
M.A., King’s College London (2012)
B.A. University of Georgia (2020)
B.S.Ed., University of Georgia (2010)

Research Interests

Early modern literature, Shakespeare, eighteenth-century literature


Dissertation Title

"Reading and Writing Certainty in Early Modern England"



Lecturer, English Department, Clemson University



“John Donne’s Scientific Observation of the Soul," College Literature (2022)

“The Economics of Salvation in Early Modern Devotional Poetry,” in Religion in the Early Modern British Marketplace (2022)

“Queen Anne’s Body in Stuart Court Sermons," Ben Jonson Journal 28.2 (2021)

“Video Responses as Sustained Analyses of Literary Texts," Sixteenth Century Journal 51.51 (2020)


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