Laura Haigwood

Faculty Profiles

Laura Haigwood

Laura Haigwood

Department Chair


BA, MA, PhD, University of California

Research Interests 

  • Intergender empathy and dialogue in the poetry of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Sexuality and spirituality in Blake and Bronte
  • Anne Lutton, nineteenth-century Irish poet
  • Holy Cross charism and feminist pedagogy

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ENLT 109W: Saint Mary's women
  • ENLT 381: Romantic movement
  • ENLT 384: Romantic era feminism
  • ENLT 417: Jane Austen

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “Hearing Women’s Voices in General Education.” Feminist Teacher 23 (2013).
  • “Jane Eyre, Eros and Evangelicalism.” The Victorian Newsletter 104 (Fall 2003): 4-12.

Professional Memberships 

National Association for Women in Catholic Higher Education
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Association