Beatrice Sanford Russell

Associate Professor (Teaching) of English
Beatrice Sanford Russell


Bea is an Associate Professor of Teaching in the English Department, and Director of Undergraduate Studies for English and Narrative Studies.

Bea teaches widely on narrative, poetry and poetics, and British and wider Anglophone literature. Her scholarly background is in nineteenth-century British literature, and she is currently completing a book manuscript titled Romanticism and Repetition, 1790–1870.


  • Ph.D. English Literature, Princeton University, 2015
  • B.A. English Literature, Stanford University, 2007
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Early Modern Studies Association, University of Southern California, 2015-2017
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