Faculty and Staff

Kellie Holzer

Kellie Holzer

Associate Professor of English
Chair of the Women's and Gender Studies Program


B.A., Seattle Pacific University
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Office Location: Graybeal 6
Phone: 757-757-455-3390
Email: kholzer@vwu.edu
- English
- Women's and Gender Studies

PhD in English, Certificate in Women Studies, University of Washington - Seattle, 2007

MA in English, University of Washington - Seattle, 2002

BA in Cultural Anthropology, University of Washington - Seattle, 1997

BA in English, French minor, Seattle Pacific University, 1995

Essays and Chapters:

“Marie Corelli’s ‘The Silence of the Maharajah’: Modern Marriage as Threat to Empire.” Victorians Institute Journal 44 (2016): 76-103.

“Lady Montagu’s Smokers’ Pastils and The Graphic: Advertising the Harem in the Home.” The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain. Eds. Janet Myers and Deirdre McMahon. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2016. 207-232.

“’More Ridiculous Than Sad’: Editing the Matrimonials in the London Journal.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 36.3 (July 2014): 233-249.

“The Body Writes Back: Self-Possession in Mr. Meeson’s Will.” Nineteenth Century Gender Studies 8.3 (Winter 2012).

“Novel Conceptualizations of the Modern Housewife in Colonial North India.” South Asian Review 29.2 (Fall 2009): 158-181.

Victorian literature and culture; British Empire, colonial India

Spring 2018

Monday/Wednesday 1:00 to 2:00pm and by appointment

This represents a sample of recent courses taught by this professor. For the most current course information, consult WebAdvisor "Search for Courses".


Women in Culture and Society;College Writing;Postcolonial Literature;Women Writers;HNRS: Women in Culture & Soc


College Writing;HNRS: College Writing;Tpc: What the Dickens?;HNRS: First Year Experience;Peer Advising