Rebecca Summerhays, PhD

Visiting Lecturer in the Writing Program, Wellesley College
Rebecca Summerhays currently teaches in the Wellesley College writing program. She received her PhD in English from Brown University in 2011 and her BA and MA in English from the University of Utah. Her research examines the new forms of cognition and feeling that Victorian literature and science produced when they together redefined humans as principally biological beings. She has taught courses in writing, literature, and cultural studies at the University of Utah, Brown, and Harvard.


  • PhD Brown University