Essaka Joshua

Professor, English
Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London; Fellow of the Nanovic Institute, University of Notre Dame; Fellow of John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, University of Notre Dame

Professor, English
271 Decio Faculty Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
+1 574-631-4573
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Areas of study

  • British - 18th and 19th


Ph.D., University of Birmingham, UK, 1995
M.A., University of Oxford, UK English Literature and Language, 1995
B.A., University of Oxford, UK English Literature and Language, 1991

Research and teaching interests

Disability Studies, Romantic-era and Victorian British Literature, Myth and Folklore


Essaka Joshua has published three monographs and numerous articles and chapters on Romantic and Victorian literature. Joshua currently specializes in Disability Studies and is engaged in a book project on disability in British Romantic theatre.

Representative publications