Roxanne Harde has been at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Faculty since 2005. She is currently Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean (Research) and holds a McCalla University Professorship. She studies and teaches American literature and culture, with a particular focus on Children’s Literature, Feminist and Ecofeminist Theory, and Indigenous Literatures. She has recently published Reading the Boss: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Works of Bruce Springsteen, and her essays have appeared in several journals, including International Research in Children’s Literature, The Lion and the Unicorn, Christianity and Literature, Legacy, Jeunesse, Critique, Feminist Theology, and Mosaic, and several edited collections, including Enterprising Youth and To See the Wizard. She has worked with many students on Directed Readings and with a doctoral and masters student.
Before earning her doctorate in American Literature at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and holding a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell, Roxanne worked for many years as a high school librarian. This experience led to her continuing focus on literature for children and young adults, and she is currently working on nineteenth-century reform writing for children.
Editorial Review Board
Peter E. Cumming, York University (Canada); Debra Dudek, University of Wollongong
(Australia); Libby Gruner, University of Richmond (USA); Roxanne Harde, University of Alberta (Canada); Helene Høyrup, Royal School of Library & Information Science (Denmark); Judith Inggs, University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa); Ingrid Johnston, University of Alberta (Canada); Shelley King, Queen's University (Canada); Lydia Kokkola, University of Turku (Finland); Helen Luu, Royal Military College (Canada); Michelle Martin, University of South Carolina (USA); Beatriz Alcubierre Moya, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (México); Lissa Paul, Brock University (Canada); Laura Robinson, Royal Military College (Canada); Bjorn Sundmark, Malmö University (Sweden); Margaret Zeegers, University of Ballarat (Australia).