Centre College Emeritus Faculty

Maryanne Cavanagh Ward

Maryanne Cavanagh Ward

• Professor Emerita of English

E-mail: wardm@centre.edu

Maryanne Ward joined Centre College in 1991 and retired in 2006. She came to Centre from Kenyon College where she served as Chair of the Humanities program and Academic Dean.

Ward regularly taught Romantic and Victorian literature, Humanities, and the British Literature survey. She served as chair of both the Humanities and the English programs.

Ward has had articles published in The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, the Victorian Periodicals Review, the Kenyon College Alumni Bulletin, HIKA, and Perspectives on Contemporary Literature. Her most recent articles are on the structure of nineteenth-century fiction, Mary Shelley, and Charlotte Bronte. Her research interests include the Gothic and the use of setting in the nineteenth-century novel.

Ward holds a B.A. from Marymount Manhattan College, M.A. degrees in English and Russian from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in English from The Ohio State University.

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