Jennifer Hayward

Jennifer Hayward


Phone: 330-263-2397
Office Address: 217 Kauke


  • B.A., Wesleyan
  • M.A., San Francisco State
  • Ph.D., Princeton

Courses Taught

  • 19th Century British literature and cultural studies
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Travel Literature and travel writing
  • Gender Studies

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Fulbright Scholar, Chile
  • NEH Summer Stipend
  • Huntington Library/British Academy Fellowship
  • Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book award
  • International Society for Travel Writing
  • Nineteenth Century Studies Association
  • Modern Language Association


  • Maria Graham, Journal of a Voyage to Brazil (Co-editor, with Soledad Caballero; Parlor Press, 2011)
  • Maria Graham, Journal of a Residence in Chile (Editor; University Press of Virginia, 2003)
  • Consuming Fictions: Active Audiences and Serial Fictions from Dickens to Soaps (University Press of Kentucky, 1997)
  • Articles on authors such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas Cochrane, and Maria Graham, and on subjects ranging from women’s and Scottish travel writing through depictions of the New World to African-American literature.

Research Interests

Hayward currently researches Scottish travelers in Latin America. Together with colleagues in Chile and staff and students at the College of Wooster, she has launched a digital archive of the English-language newspapers published in Chile; you can access the British Chilean Newspaper Project site here