Lina Geriguis is a lecturer in English at Chapman University. Her teaching areas include courses on Multicultural Literatures of the US, American Realism and Naturalism, American Gothic, Edith Wharton, Utopia in American Literature, and Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism. She serves as a book review editor for Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Pacific Coast Philology. Her most recent article publications, for which she began research while pursuing doctoral studies at CGU, have appeared in Studies in Travel Writing and Polish American Studies. Her current research projects explore questions of disability, environment, race, and ethnicity in American literature.
“Ecology and Empire in Andrew Burnaby’s Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America (1775).” Studies in Travel Writing 19.3 (2015): 187-203.
“Ecosomatic and Ethnocultural Pathologies: Ethnicity, Disability and Capabilities in Meridel Le Sueur’s ‘Women on the Breadlines (1932)’” Polish American Studies 71. 2. (Fall 2014): 19-42.
Chapter on “Emily Dickinson and Social Class” in All Things Emily Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World, edited by Wendy Martin (Greenwood Press, 2013): 779-84.
“Beyond Domestic Grounds: Edith Wharton’s Shakespearean Glance in The Age of Innocence.” Pacific Coast Philology 45.1 (October 2010): 71-92.
“W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk, Chapter 11.” The Explicator 68.2 (April 2010): 111-114.
“Dickens’s Dombey and Son.” The Explicator 68.2 (April 2010): 104-106.
“Discovering the Lithuanian Re-inscription of Robinson Crusoe: A Literary Construct of 19th century Cultural, Political, and Historical Discourses in Lithuania.” Lituanus 54:4 (December 2008): 51-75.