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Grasso, Linda

Grasso, Linda

Professor
English
Areas of Expertise:
  • U.S. Literature
  • U.S. Women's Literature and Culture
  • African American Literature
  • U.S. Women's History
  • Asian American Studies
  • Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum
Linda M. Grasso specializes in U.S. Literature and Culture, Women's Literature, and Women's Studies. She teaches courses in American Literature, African American Literature, Women's Studies, American Studies, and Writing. Professor Grasso's current book in progress Feminism and Georgia O'Keeffe explores how Georgia O'Keeffe and feminism are linked in scholarship, popular culture, and the public imagination. Using published and unpublished sources, including paintings, photographs, fan letters, autobiography, and business documents, Professor Grasso examines O'Keeffe's art, life, writing, and reputation by foregrounding feminist questions, employing feminist reading practices, and situating O'Keeffe in U.S. feminist history.
Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Brown University  American Studies  1993 
MA  Brown University  American Studies  1989 
BA  City University of New York Baccalaureate Program  Women's Studies  1985 

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Grasso, Linda
 

Grasso, Linda
Professor
English