Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331
- Ph.D., American Literature, Northwestern University, 1984
- M.A., English, Northwestern University, 1978
- B.A., English, Oakland University, 1970
- American fiction and non-fiction at the turn into the twentieth century
- Material culture and social and political history
- Women writers
- "Theodore Roosevelt, a Life in Language," book project
Dr. Katherine Joslin, professor of English at Western Michigan University, received the Distinguished Faculty Scholar award in 2011.
- Edith Wharton and the Making of Fashion (UPNE, 2009; paperback, 2011), Choice magazine Outstanding Academic Title award.
- Jane Addams, A Writer's Life (Illinois, 2004; paperback 2009).
- Edith Wharton in the Women Writers Series (Macmillan and St. Martin's, 1991; paperback 1994), part of the resurgence in Wharton studies. Joslin is a founding member of the Edith Wharton Society.
- Crossings in Texts and Textiles (UPNE, 2015).
- Wretched Exotic: Essays on Wharton in Europe (Lang, 1993; paperback 1996).
- American Feminism (Routledge, 2003).
Essays, reviews, and chapters in:
- The Journal of American Studies
- Modern Fiction Studies
- College Literature
- Edith Wharton Review
- Edith Wharton in Context (Cambridge, 2012)
- Feminist Interpretations of Jane Addams (Penn State, 2010)
- Cambridge Companion to Kate Chopin (Cambridge, 2008)
- Twisted from the Ordinary (Tennessee, 2003)
- Special Relationships (Manchester, 2002)
- A Forward Glance (Delaware, 1999)
- Women, America, and Movement (Missouri, 1998)
The Eccles Centre at the British Library named her Visiting U.S. Fellowship in 2014. Under her direction, a WMU team won Fulbright Summer Institute grants in 1999, 2000 and 2001 for international professors. Joslin became a Fulbright Senior Specialist and traveled to Egypt in 2008. WMU Alumni honored her with the Excellence in Teaching Award in 1997.