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Emily Auerbach

Expert on Jane Austen and other 19th-century women writers

Professor, English College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-3733 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Women writers
  • Jane Austen
  • College access for low-income adults
  • Outreach programming in literature and the humanities


  • Author, "Searching for Jane Austen"
  • UW teaching awards: Bartell Arts Award, Robert Gard Wisconsin Idea Award
  • Governor's Award in the Humanities for "Jane Austen in the 21st Century" Festival
  • Broadcasting Award for Courage to Write radio documentaries on women writers
  • Director, UW Odyssey Project offering free college access to low-income adults