Faculty Bio

Susan Zlotnick

Professor of English

Susan Zlotnick teaches courses that focus on nineteenth-century British literature, with a special emphasis on the English novel and women writers such as the Jane Austen and the Brontës.  She also participates in Vassar's multidisciplinary programs, including Women's Studies and Victorian Studies.  

Her publications include the monograph, Women, Writing and the Industrial Revolution (Johns Hopkins 1998) as well as numerous articles on Victorian literature and culture.  Her recent publications include "Passing for Real: Class and Mimicry in Miss Marjoribanks," "The Work of Women in the Fiction of the Brontës," and "Wealth Without Well-Being: The Victorian Factory Novel."   She is on sabbatical for the 2016-2017 academic year.