Barbara Green

Professor, English
Concurrent Faculty, Gender Studies

Professor, English
204 Decio Faculty Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556



Areas of study

  • British - 20th and 21st
  • Gender and Sexuality


Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1991
B.A. University of Chicago, 1983

Research and teaching interests

Twentieth-Century Women’s Literature, Modern Periodical Studies, Feminist Print Culture, Gender and Modernism/Modernity, Suffrage Studies, Middlebrow Culture, Autobiography/Life-Writing.


Barbara Green is Professor of English and Director of Gender Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Her research and teaching focus on modern feminist print culture and periodical studies, women’s writing, life writing, and studies of gender and modernity. She is the author of Feminist Periodicals and Daily Life: Women and Modernity in British Culture (2017), Spectacular Confessions: Autobiography, Performative Activism, and the Sites of Suffrage, 1905-1938 (1997), and she is the co-editor of Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939 (2017). She was the co-editor of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies from 2015 through 2022 (Penn State University Press). She is currently the Co-President of The Society of the Space Between, Literature and Culture Between the Wars.

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