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Emily Ogden

2010 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Nancy Bentley, Amy Kaplan
"The Science of Error: Mesmerism and American Fiction, 1784–1890"

Associate Professor of English & Director of Graduate Studies, University of Virginia

Emily Ogden is assistant professor of English at the University of Virginia and author of Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism (Chicago, 2018). She is the recipient of a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Columbia University Society of Fellows (2010-2013). Her work has appeared in Critical InquiryAmerican Literature, Early American Literature, and J19. 

Courses Taught

spring 2006