Image of faculty member, Emily Orlando

Dr. Emily J. Orlando

Associate Professor of English
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 113
p: x3304
Faculty Website


Current Research Interests

Dr. Orlando’s teaching and research interests include 19th- and early 20th-century literature and especially the American realist Edith Wharton (1862-1937), Victorian culture, the Pre-Raphaelites, women’s/gender studies, and the intersections between literary and visual culture.  Since joining the English Department in Fall 2007, she has taught courses in American literature, Victorian literature, transatlantic decadence, women’s/gender studies, Edith Wharton & her circle, and the first-year writing sequence. 

Dr. Orlando earned her B.A. in English and French at Saint Anselm College and her Ph.D. in English at the University of Maryland (2002).  As tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Literature at Tennessee State University from 2002 to 2007, she taught with the honors program and the Master’s program in English.  

Courses Taught

  1. EN 11: Texts and Contexts I
  2. EN 130: Litr by Women: Vision&Revision
  3. EN 235: Edith Wharton and Her Circle
  4. EN 333: American Realism & Naturalism
  5. EN 374: The Woman Question
  6. EN 399: Independent Study
  7. HR 202: HonorsSem: Sex,Death/Victorian
  8. WS 301: Capstone Seminar

Search Results