Alexandra Valint

Assistant Professor of English, Director of Graduate Studies



Alexandra Valint writes and teaches about Victorian literature, narrative theory, the gothic, children’s literature, and young adult literature. Her current book project, Narrative Bonds: The Victorian Multi-Narrator Novel, examines Victorian novels with multiple narrators by authors such as Charles Dickens, Emily Bronte, Wilkie Collins, and Robert Louis Stevenson. Her articles have appeared in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly; English Literature in Transition, 1880–1920; and The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Pieces are forthcoming in Victorian Literature and Culture, Dickens Studies Annual, and New Directions in Gothic Children’s Literature. Recent conference presentations include papers on A Christmas Carol, Wuthering Heights, the Twilight Saga, Jane Eyre, Treasure Island, and The Secret Garden. She currently serves as the faculty sponsor of Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society, and on USM’s Graduate Council. She regularly teaches in USM’s British Studies Program, a summer program centered in London, England. From 2012-2015, she was a member of the Modern Language Association's Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession.


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