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Ann Campbell

Professor, Director of B.A. in Literature

(208) 426-1956 | LA-205A

Ann Campbell’s teaching and research focus primarily on marriage and family in British eighteenth-century novels. She is also interested in the development of the novel from the eighteenth century forward.


  • Ph.D., English, Emory University
  • M.A., English, Emory University
  • B.A., English, Reed College


Marriage and family in British eighteenth-century novels, development of the novel from the eighteenth century forward

Recent Publications

  • “Strictly Business: Marriage, Motherhood, and Surrogate Families as Entrepreneurial Ventures in Moll Flanders,” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, 43 (2014): 51-68.
  • “Frances Burney’s Critique of Clandestine Marriage as a Plot Convention in Cecilia,” Eighteenth-Century Life, 37.2 (2013): 85-103.
  • “Indentured Servitude as Colonial America’s ‘Semi-Slavery’ Business in Sally Gunning’s Bound,” in Invoking Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Imagination, Ashgate Press, 2013: 133-51.
  • “The Strange and Surprising World of Curriculum Reform and its Consequences for Eighteenth-Century Studies,” Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and his Contemporaries, 3.1 (2011).
  • “Punitive Subplots in Eliza Haywood’s The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy,” Eighteenth-Century Women, 5 (2008): 78-101.


  • ENGL 267 Survey of British Literature to 1790
  • ENGL 358 Eighteenth-Century British Literature