Laura Betz

Profile Betz

Director of Undergraduate Studies in English
Assistant Professor of the Practice

Speciality: Romantic literature, eighteenth-century British literature

Degrees: BA, MA in English, University of Virginia; PhD in English, University of Maryland

Laura Betz specializes in Romantic and eighteenth-century British literature, with additional interests in poetry and poetics and textual studies. She has published articles on Romantic poetry in Studies in Romanticism and European Romantic Review.  Her teaching includes a range of courses in British literature from the Restoration to the present, the gateway course for the English major, and more general courses in poetry.  Recent courses have included “Introduction to Literary Studies,” “The Romantic Century?:  British Literature 1750-1850,” “British Literary Traditions II,” “Introduction to Poetry,” and “Heroes and the Heroic in Literature.”


Contact Information
356 O'Shaughnessy Hall
(574) 631-7226

Postal address
Department of English
356 O’Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556