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Contact Info:
Tufts University
Department of English
6 The Green
Room 307, East Hall
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.2461
Email Professor
Sonia Hofkosh
Associate Professor
Transfer of Credit Representative


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Dec. 1988
B.A., New York University, magna cum laude, June 1978

Research Interests

  • Late 18th and early 19th-century British literature
  • Gender
  • Material Culture Studies
  • Aesthetics and Visual Studies
  • Feminist theory

Courses Taught

  • Romantic Literature and Culture
  • Frankenstein's Sisters: Austen and Shelley
  • Feminism, Literature, Theory
  • Visual Narrative Before Cinema
  • Feminist Science Fictions

Publication Highlights


  • Sexual Politics and the Romantic Author (Cambridge, 1998)
  • Romanticism, Race, and Imperial Culture 1780-1834, edited with Alan Richardson, (Bloomington, 1996)