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Sherri Foster

Lecturer in English
Education
  • B.A., Washington College, 1997
  • Mst, University of Oxford, 2006
  • Ph.D. University of Sussex, 2013
Research

Disability Studies, cultural constructions and representations of ‘othered’ bodies, Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality, life writing, Medical Humanities, British Modernism (with a special interest in Virginia Woolf), and contemporary fiction.

Biography

Sherri Foster joined the English Department as a part-time faculty member in 2009, but she is no stranger to Washington College, having graduated in 1997 with Departmental Honors in English and Secondary Education. She spent the next seven years teaching high school English in Anne Arundel County before moving to England in 2005 to complete a Master of Studies in Literature/Women’s Studies at the University of Oxford. Following that, she transferred to the University of Sussex, from which she has recently earned a Ph.D. in Literary/Cultural Studies.