Erin Kelly
Assistant Teaching Professor

“’Experience has not yet learned her letters’: Narrative and Information in the Works of Francis Bacon,” Configurations 24.2, Spring 2016

Co-editor and co-author, “Introduction: Science Fictions and Fictions in Science, Selections from the Rutgers University Conference” special issue of Exit 9: The Rutgers Journal of Comparative Literature XII (2013): 9–13.

“Seventeenth Century Scribal Culture and ‘A Dialogue between King James and King William,’” Journal of Rutgers University Libraries 65 (2012): 76–90.


Early modern literature, history of science, performance studies, rhetoric


Graduate Writing, Writing the Dissertation, Writing for Publication, Prose Style 

 Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (2014–2015)

 Modern Language Association, Shakespeare Association of America, Renaissance Society of America

Yale University, English Language & Literature BA (2007)

Rutgers University, English Literature MA (2011), PhD (2015)