Holly Blackford
Associate Professor of English
Department of English

About the Speaker

Holly Blackford directs the writing program for the Department of English. She is the author of the book Out of this World: Why Literature Matters to Girls.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent literature
  • American literature
  • Children’s literature, American, British, classic and contemporary
  • Children’s reading practices and literacy
  • Gender in literature and culture/criticism
  • Women’s literature and theory
Holly Blackford

Holly Blackford

Topics for
Holly Blackford

Child Development
Women's Issues