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Kayleigh Voss

Kayleigh Voss is a doctoral student in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies 18th-century literature. She is especially interested in the material and social history of the novel, concepts like authenticity and authority, and the affective experience of reading and writing novels. She holds a BA in English from the University of Chicago and an MA in English and an MS in Information Studies with Graduate Portfolios in Digital Studies and Museum Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

At UT Austin, Kayleigh worked as a graduate research assistant in the reference department of the Harry Ransom Center, where she assisted on- and off-site patrons with their research needs, taught primary source literacy and arhcival research skills, and contributed to long-term projects like the Modernist Archives Publishing Project (MAPP).