Dr. Suzy Anger

Suzy Anger (English) works on the relations between Victorian literature and nineteenth-century science, particularly scientific psychology. Her current research project examines Victorian fiction and nineteenth-century theories of consciousness. Recent graduate teaching has included courses on Victorian Literature and Technology, Victorian Literature and Science/Psuedo-Science, and Victorian Literature and Nineteenth-Century Psychology. She has supervised graduate work on topics such as literature and nineteenth-century psychology, astronomy, and heredity theory.

  • “Evolution and Entropy: Scientific Contexts in the Nineteenth Century.” A Companion to British Literature. Ed. Robert DeMaria. Sussex, UK: Blackwell, 2013. 52 – 67
  • “Naturalizing the Mind in the Victorian Novel: Consciousness in Wilkie Collins’s Poor Miss Finch and Thomas Hardy’s Woodlanders.” Oxford Companion of the Victorian Novel. Ed. Lisa Rodensky. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 483 – 506
  • Victorian Science as Cultural Authority. With James Paradis. (Volume 2 In Victorian Science and Literature series (8 volumes), ed., Bernard Lightman and Gowan Dawson). London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012
  • “Sciences of the Mind.” The Ashgate Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Science. Ed. John Holmes and Sharon Ruston. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate (forthcoming)

Suzy Anger, Department of English
Associate Professor (B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D. University of Washington)
Office: Buchanan Tower 417
Telephone: 604-822-4539
Email: anger@mail.ubc.ca
Website: http://blogs.ubc.ca/anger/