Janine Utell is Associate Professor and Chair of English at Widener University in Chester, PA, USA, where she teaches 19th and 20th century British literature; she also plays an active role in general education and assessment, as well as advocating for greater visibility for the humanities. Her research focuses on the representation of intimate life in narrative; she is currently writing a book examining the relationships among intimacy and narrative in dual biography. Her first book, James Joyce and the Revolt of Love: Marriage, Adultery, Desire, was published with Palgrave Macmillan in 2010. Higher ed interests include writing pedagogy, general education, assessment, and the role of women in leadership and professional development; she writes about some of these as a regular contributor for the University of Venus blog at Inside Higher Ed/Guardian UK. She also leads the Philly Finnegans Wake Reading Group, facilitates a book group series for adults at Swarthmore Public Library, and serves as an Associate Editor for the journal College Literature.
If you would like to download a current CV, here it is: utellcvupdated (PDF).
An archive of online scholarly and professional engagement can be found here (Storify).
Course syllabi and evaluations can be found here.