Dana Gliserman Kopans is an associate professor in the Department of Literature, Communication, and Cultural Studies.  She works in eighteenth-century British literature and culture, and her interests are in gender and in the intersections of legal, medical, and cultural history.  Her teaching interests include the Medical Humanities, British Literature, Children's and Young Adult literature, and other topics in literary and cultural studies. She serves as an associate editor of The Burney Journal, and is currently working on early modern theories of conception. Other work concerns her personal obsessions of tea and chocolate.


  • Ph.D. in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University