Laura Thomason Ph.D.
- Ph.D. in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, University of North Texas.
- M.A. in English Literature, University of North Texas.
- B.A. summa cum laude in English Education, The College of Santa Fe.
- Faculty Director of International and Off-Campus Study and Professor of English, Stevenson University, 2022–present
- Provost Fellow for International Programs and English faculty, Middle Georgia State University, 2006–2022
My research interests include international education; 18th-century women’s writing; the history of marriage and writing about marriage; and book history.
- Girard, J. Thomason, L. & Tsavatewa, C. “Computing faculty internationalization perceptions: The impact of country and COVID-19.” Issues in Information Systems 22: 2, 199-209
- Girard, J., Thomason, L. & Tsavatewa, C. (2020). “Computing faculty internationalization perceptions: An exploratory data analysis using R.” Issues in Information Systems 21:1, 239-248.
- “The Marriage Game/The Matrimonial Trap: Why Everyone Who Has Read Pride and Prejudice Should Read Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa.” Journal of the Georgia Philological Association 7, 5-15.
- “The Dilemma of Friendship in Austen’s Emma.” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 56(2): 227-241
- The Matrimonial Trap: Eighteenth-Century Women Writers Redefine Marriage (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press), December 2013.
- ENG 151
- ENG 281 “Women, Writers, and the Marriage Plot”
- Case study competition winner for “Creating Connections for Success,” NAFSA Region VI/VIII annual meeting, November 2022
- Contestant on Jeopardy! season 36
- NEH Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers “Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries,” University of Missouri, summer 2012
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