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Monica Hart Bio
Dr. Monica Hart

Monica Hart

Associate Professor and Director of Office of Writing Programs

Office: Classroom Center, Suite 319J

Email: mhart@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2477

Professional Profile

Dr. Monica Hart (Ph.D. University of Georgia, 2005) joined the WTAMU faculty in 2006. She holds a B.F.A. in theatrical performance from Auburn University and a M.A. in English from the University of Georgia. She has served as the Director of the Office of Writing Programs since Fall of 2013.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Hart teaches courses in 18th- and 19th-century British literature at the undergraduate and graduate level with a particular focus on poetry, as well as introductory literature courses and freshman writing.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Hart's research interests include working-class poetry and autobiography, feminist theory, and the Gothic. She has published essays on late 18th-century English poet Ann Yearsley, British Romantic writer Charlotte Smith, Victorian working-class poet Ellen Johnston, and 19th-century American novelist Kate Chopin.