Lauren Miskin


Graduation Year: 2016

Educational Background

Ph.D., Southern Methodist University (2016)
M.A., Drew University (2009)
B.A., The College of New Jersey (2006)



The 18th and 19th Century Novel, Feminist Theory, and Material Culture


Dissertation Title

"Earthly Things: Exotic Objects and the Fashioning of Empire in British Literature of the Nineteenth Century"



The Hockaday School Middle and Upper School English Teacher



“Pastoral Authorship and Porcelain Figurines: Pope’s Elite Aesthetic and the Fashionable Decorative Commodity,” in Fashion and Authorship: Literary Production and Cultural Style from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century, Edited by Gerald Egan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 

“The Victorian ‘Cameo Craze’: Cameos, Femininity, and the Fashioning of Britain’s Imperial Identity.” Victorian Review 42 (Spring 2016): 167-184.