Elizabeth Wilson

Visiting Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of English (Fall 2019)

Photo of Elizabeth Wilson sitting on steps outside of Henry House

Elizabeth Wilson is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Emory University.

Professor Wilson will be Visiting Whitney J. Oates Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of English. Her work in queer theory and affect theory draws on psychology, historical methodologies, and cognitive science. Her most recent work is an introductory handbook on the work of affect theorist Silvan Tomkins.

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