Ph.D., English, UNC-Chapel Hill 2014; MFA, Dramatic Writing, NYU, 2008.
Rebecca Nesvet (PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill 2014, MFA Dramatic Writing, NYU, 2008)is a Romanticist and Victorianist with interests in Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Victorian working-class fiction, travel and exploration. Her research appears in PRISM(S): ESSAYS IN ROMANTICISM, THE REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES, WOMEN'S WRITING, THE SHAKESPEAREAN INTERNATIONAL YEARBOOK, THE KEATS-SHELLEY JOURNAL, and LEARNING AND TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (LATHE). Grants and awards she has won include two Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grants for science-themed creative writing, a UNC Center for Global Initiatives Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, and the International Conference on Romanticism's 2012 Lore Metzger Prize. For the TEI, she is editing Mary Russell Mitford's play CHARLES THE FIRST (The Digital Mitford) and co-editing James Malcolm Rymer's "penny bloods" THE SEPOYS and THE STRING OF PEARLS (Price One Penny).