Students from Prof. Marshall's 'Literature of Disability' class visited the Lowell Association for the Blind.

Jeannie Sargent Judge

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Jeannie Sargent Judge, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emerita


British Literature I and II, Renaissance and Seventeenth-Century Literature, Poetry, Literature and Women

Educational Background

 B.A., Lowell State College; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University


Jeannie Sargent Judge has published several journal articles on George Herbert’s works and presented papers on his poetry at national and international conferences. Her book, George Herbert and the Incarnation, was published by Peter Lang in 2004. A member of the International George Herbert Society, Judge contributed a chapter on Herbert’s Communion poems to the book, Images of Matter: a Collection of Essays on the Renaissance, which was published in 2005. She has also presented and published essays on women writers (Jane Austen, Kate Chopin, and Emily Symonds) and delivered a lecture on the works of Geraldine Brooks, as part of the Chelmsford Library book series in 2012. 

Jeannie has served as the editor of The Vyu, a print and online magazine, which features cultural events, poetry, fiction, and reviews of visual artists in the Merrimack Valley, for more than ten years. She also serves as a reader and table leader for the College Board: evaluating Advanced Placement exams, Teachers’ exams, and SAT essays. She was a participating scholar in a Grant awarded by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education for Diagnostic Testing; the group was responsible for designing and implementing the instrument used to determine placement of first-year students in college-writing courses. 

She teaches courses in seventeenth-century British Literature, Shakespeare, Restoration Writers, Poetry, and Gender Studies.