Julie Nash


Julie Nash, College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, English

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Associate Professor
820 Broadway Street (Dean's Office)


Eighteenth & Nineteenth century British Literature, The British Novel, Women Writers

Research Interest

Servants in Literature, Literature of the Industrial Revolution, Literature of Industrial Lowell, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Gaskell, Women’s Literature

Educational Background

B.A. in English, Oklahoma State University
M.A., Ph.D. in English, University of Connecticut


Julie Nash is Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies of the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She began teaching British literature and writing at UMass Lowell in 2002. She is the author of Servants and the Problem of Paternalism in Works by Maria Edgeworth and Elizabeth Gaskell (Ashgate Publishing,  2007), and the editor of two collections of essays, New Approaches to the Literary Art of Anne Bronte (Ashgate Publishing, 2001, co-edited with Barbara Suess) and New Essays on Maria Edgeworth (Ashgate Publishing, 2006). She is also the co-author of the literature for composition textbook, Connections (Cengage, with Quentin Miller). She has published articles on the British authors Aphra Behn, Maria Edgeworth, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Fay Weldon, and she was a guest editor for a special issue on servants and literature of the journal Lit:  Literature, Interpretation, Theory. She has also served as Director of the Gender Studies Program and the Honors Program at the University.