Dana Luciano

Associate Professor of English

Georgetown University

Dana Luciano received her Ph.D. from Cornell in 1999. She serves as the director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Georgetown University and is an expert on nineteenth century American literature and culture, history of sexuality, LGBT and feminist studies and politics, queer theory and LGBT film and culture.  She is the author of Arranging Grief: Sacred Time and the Body in Nineteenth-Century America (NYU 2007), which was recognized by the MLA with the Prize for a First Book in 2008 and for which she received a Distinguished Research Achievement Award from Georgetown in 2009. She has published articles in GLQ, Arizona Quarterly, American Literature, and ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance.