1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Cristina Griffin

Postoctoral Fellow

Bryan Hall 120

Office Hours:

Thurs 1:00 - 4:00

Class Schedule:

T/Th: 11:00 - 12:15


PhD, UCLA 2015
BA, Stanford University 2007


19th C British, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Novel

Selected Publications

"George Eliot's Feuerbach: Senses, Sympathy, Omniscience, and Secularism," ELH 84.2 (Summer 2017): 475–502.

"Experiencing History and Encountering Fiction in Vanity Fair," Victorian Studies 58.3 (Spring 2016): 412–35.

"Writing the Rhythms of the Womb: Alice Meynell's Poetics of Pregnancy," Modern Philology 112.1 (August 2014): 226–48.

Selected Awards/Fellowships

UVA Information Literacy Grant, 2017

Mellon Fellowship for the Teaching of Literatures in English, 2013

Humanities President's Fellowship, 2010–2011

UCLA Teaching Excellence Award, 2010

Selected Recent Presentations

“Omniscience Incarnate,” Dickens Universe Nineteenth-Century Seminar, Santa Cruz, CA, August 2017

“Gaskell’s Mourning Mothers: Accessing Minds across the Generational Divide,” British Women Writers Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, June 2017

“The Architectural and Psychological Interiorities of Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Phoenix, AZ, November 2016

“Photographing the Mind: Private Lives, Public Photographs, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel,” Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA, April 2016