Judith W. Page

Professor & Distinguished Teaching Scholar

Judith W. Page

Judith W. Page received her PhD. in English from the University of Chicago and joined the UF faculty in 2000, after serving as Associate Dean of Arts and Letters at Millsaps College. From 2009-2014 she served as Director of UF’s Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research. Professor Page taught courses in Romanticism and British women writers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in addition to a course on Roman and British gardens team-taught with Victoria Pagán (UF Classics). She received the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Award from Florida Blue Key.

Professor Page received numerous grants and fellowships for her teaching and research. These include  a Posen Grant for Course Development in Jewish Studies, a Summer Institute fellowship for Women in Higher Education from Bryn Mawr, a Chawton House Library Fellowship, a Skirball Fellowship from the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and a Summer Stipend and  travel grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her research on William Wordsworth.

Professor Page’s books include Disciples of Flora: Gardens in History and Culture (edited with Victoria Pagán and Brigitte Weltman-Aron, 2015); Women, Literature, and the Domesticated Landscape: England’s Disciples of Flora, 1780-1870 (co-authored with Elise Smith), 2011); Imperfect Sympathies: Jews and Judaism in Romantic Literature and Culture (2004);  and Wordsworth and the Cultivation of Women (1995).  Page is also the author of numerous articles and reviews in such journals as Philological Quarterly, Criticism, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, and Women’s Writing. Professor Page’s current book project (co-authored with Elise Smith) will extend her work on women and gardens into the twentieth century, and will include work on such figures as Beatrix Potter and Vita Sackville-West.

Professor Page serves on the editorial board of Romanticism: Life, Literature, and Landscape, a digital archive of the Adam Matthew group, and on the board of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association.