Professor Bardsley’s research interests include literature’s intersections with cosmopolitanism, nationalism, and Romanticism; Scottish literature; feminism, and feminist pedagogy. She primarily teaches courses in British literature, women writers, and writing, with occasional forays into feminist theory and popular culture.


BA, The George Washington University

PhD University of California, Berkeley

Scholarship / Publications

Professor Bardsley has presented papers in Canada, Scotland, and Wales, as well as all over the U. S. She has published essays in such diverse journals as The Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Feminist Teacher, Modern Philology, and  Nineteenth-Century Contexts, as well as a chapter in the volume Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism from Cambridge University Press.