Dana Van Kooy

Dana Van Kooy


  • Associate Professor, English in Transnational Literature, Literary Theory and Culture
  • Director, RTC Graduate Program
  • PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder

Recent & Ongoing Research

My essays have appeared in Studies in Romanticism, Romantic Textualities, The Keats-Shelley Review, Modern Drama, Theatre Journal, and Literature Compass. They have also been published as chapters in A Cultural Hisotry of Tragedy: In the Age of Empire, edited by Michael Gamer and Diego Saglia (2020) and The Visual Life of Romantic Theater, 1780-1830, edited by Diane Piccitto and Terry F. Robinson (2023). 


Research Interests

  • Transnational and Global Romanticism; Deep Eighteenth Century
  • Drama and Theatre History
  • The Atlantic World
  • Environmental Humanites; Plantationocene
  • Performance Theory; Literary and Cultural Theory; Gender Studies