Melissa Valiska Gregory

Associate Professor, Honors Advisor
FH 1620; 419.530.4915
Office Hours: Wed 1-4 and by appt.

Melissa Valiska Gregory (PhD Indiana) is an Associate Professor as well as the Honors Advisor for the English Department. She specializes in nineteenth-century British literature and has published articles on both Victorian poetry and the novel. She is a founding member of the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) and currently serves on the Executive Board. With Dr. Melisa Klimaszewski of Drake University, she has edited and introduced three of Charles Dickens’s collaboratively written Christmas stories for Hesperus Press—The Wreck of the Golden Mary (2006), Somebody’s Luggage (2006), and Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions (2007)—and has also coauthored an original brief biography of Dickens (2008). In addition to her primary specialty, she teaches a special section of English 2730 titled “Poetry of the Body.”