Linda Paulson

Associate Dean and Director, MLA Program

Linda Paulson has her PhD in Comparative Literature from UCLA. She has taught at Stanford since 1985. Her research focuses on the Victorian social novel, particularly on the works of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Anthony Trollope; and on the development of the British woman's novel from Jane Austen to Doris Lessing. In 1989, she received Stanford's Dinkelspiel Award for distinguished teaching and service to Stanford.