Rabb Graduate Center, 230
DegreesUniversity of Virginia, Ph.D.
University of Virginia, M.A.
University of Chicago, B.A.
ExpertiseRestoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and History
Awards and Honors
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Emeritus Fellowship (2006)
Clark Professor (1989)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1981 - 1982)
American Council of Learned Societies (1980)
Harvard Liberal Arts Fellow in Law and Literature; American Council of Learned Societies Study Fellow (1980)
Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship (1966)
Woodrow Wilson Fellowship (1963)
Staves, Susan. "'Books without which I cannot write': How did Eighteenth-century Women Writers Get the Books They Read?." Women and Material Culture, 1660-1830. Ed. Jennie Batchelor and Cora Kaplan. Palgrave, 2007. 192-211.
Staves, Susan. A Literary History of Women's Writing in Britain, 1660-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Staves, Susan. "Behn, Women, and Society." Cambridge Companion to Aphra Behn. Ed. Janet Todd and Derek Hughes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 12-28.
Staves,Susan. "'The Abuse of Title Pages': Men Writing as Women." A Concise Companion to the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Ed. Cynthia Wall. Blackwell, 2004
Staves,Susan. "Terminus a Quo, Terminus ad Quem: Chronological Boundaries in a Literary History." Women and Literary History: "For There She Was,". Ed. Katherine Binhammer and Jeanne Woods. University of Delaware Press, 2003
Staves,Susan. "Women and the Clergy of the Church of England." Huntington Library Quarterly 65. 1 & 2 (2002): 81-200.
Staves,Susan. "Investments, Votes, and Bribes: Women Shareholders in the East India Company." Women and Political Writing. Ed. Hilda Smith. Cambridge University Press, 1998. 259-78.
Staves,Susan and John Brewer, eds. Early Modern Conceptions of Property. Routledge, 1995.
Staves,Susan. "English Chattel Property Rules and the Construction of Personal and National Identity." Law and History Review 12. (1994): 123-54.
Staves,Susan. "Fielding and the Comedy of Attempted Rape." History, Gender, and Eighteenth-Century English Literature. Ed. Beth Fowkes Tobin. University of Georgia Press, 1994. 86-112.
Staves,Susan. Married Women's Separate Property in England, 1660-1833. Harvard University Press, 1990.
Staves,Susan. "British Seduced Maidens." Eighteenth-Century Studies 14. (1980): 109-34.
Staves,Susan. Players' Scepters: Fictions of Authority in the Restoration. University of Nebraska Press, 1979.