Center for Library Partnerships

at the University of Massachusetts Boston

Director

photo of Cheryl Nixon

Cheryl Nixon, PhD

  • Director, Center for Library Partnerships Associate Professor and Chair of English Department, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617.287.6707
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall,06,00014

Areas of Expertise

18th century literature; rise of the novel; history of the book; and law and literature

Degrees

PhD, Harvard University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Selected Courses Taught:

Undergraduate: 

The Rise of the Novel; The Pre-modern and Postmodern Novel; The History of the Book; Law and Literature, The Monstrous Imagination in Literature; Comedy; Libraries and the Making of Knowledge.

Graduate:

The Teaching of Literature; The Rise of the Novel; Political, Theatrical, and Literary Culture in London, 1660-1725; Books, Manuscripts, Libraries; Literary Sites and Spaces.

Additional Projects

  • Curator, “Crooks, Rogues, and Maids Less than Virtuous: Books in the Streets of 18th-Century London,” Rare Books Exhibition, Boston Public Library, December 12, 2006-May 1 2007.
  • “Orphans, Wards, and Lost Children:  Eighteenth-Century Facts and Fictions,” Teaching Pamphlet: Innovative Course Design Winning Proposal. American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 2001-2.