B.A., Brown University; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Research and Teaching Interests: Eighteenth-century novel (including Jane Austen); gender studies; early modern epistemology; psychoanalytic theory
Susan Greenfield is the author of Mothering Daughters: Novels and the Politics of Family Romance, Frances Burney to Jane Austen (Wayne State, 2002; paperback 2003), and co-editor of Inventing Maternity: Politics, Science, and Literature, 1650-1865 (Kentucky, 1999). Her articles have appeared in numerous journals, including Eighteenth-Century Studies, PMLA, and ELH. Her current research focuses on perception, personhood, and property in the eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century novel.