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Charlotte Rich

Charlotte Rich
  • Professor
  • Ph.D. American Literature, University of Georgia, 1998
  • B.A. English Literature and B.A. English Education, Miami University of Ohio, 1991


Contact Information

  • Department: English
  • Office: Mattox 213
  • Mailing Address: Mattox 101
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-3178
  • Expert Areas: Late 19th and 20th c. American literature; Women writers; Multiethnic writers; American Expatriate Writers in Paris


Charlotte Rich is a Professor of English at Eastern Kentucky University whose teaching and research interests include American women authors and multicultural literature. She is the author of Transcending the New  Woman: Multiethnic Narratives in the Progressive Era (U of Missouri P, 2009), and her scholarship has appeared in journals including Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers, MELUS, and The Edith Wharton Review. She has recently published on Kate Chopin and is currently at work on a project about Zelda Fitzgerald’s writing. Dr. Rich also co-directs and teaches courses with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies’ Paris-Munich Winter program. When not teaching or writing, Dr. Rich enjoys spending time with her two teen and young adult kids, traveling, gardening, and hiking.

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