Faculty Profile for Dr. Kathryn Ledbetter

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Dr. Kathryn Ledbetter
Professor — English
FH 242
phone: (512) 245-2362

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Nineteenth-century British literature

Research Interests

British Victorian women writers; Victorian periodicals; Victorian journalism; Edmund Yates

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ledbetter, K. (2019). Periodical Poetry. In Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing (pp. 1–9). Palgrave. https://doi.org/10.1007.978-3-030-02721-6_74-1
  • Ledbetter, K. (2019). “Regulating Servants in Victorian Women’s Print Media.” In Women, Periodicals, and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period (pp. 32–45). Edinburgh UP. Retrieved from https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-women-periodicals-and-print-culture-in-britain-1830s-1900s.html
  • Ledbetter, K. (2019). “Rinkualism and Women on Wheels.” Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, 15(2). Retrieved from https://www.ncgsjournal.com/issue152/issue152.html
  • Ledbetter, K. (2018). “Text and Media Replication in the Mexican War, 1846-1848.” In Remakings: Replications and Reproductions in the Nineteenth Century and Beyond. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Ledbetter, K. (2017). “Taking the Multitudes Abroad: Dinah Mulock Craik’s Travel Narratives in Victorian Family Magazines.” Victorian Periodicals Review, 50(2), 295–316.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department of English Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Service. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department of English Award for Excellence in Service. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2013

Selected Grants

  • Ledbetter, Kathryn (Principal). Alkek Library Faculty Online Resource Grant, Texas State University, $33921. (Funded: 2019). Grant.
  • Ledbetter, Kathryn (Principal), Banerjee, Suparno (Co-Principal). Library Online Resource Grant, Texas State University, $33921. (Funded: March 25, 2019 - Present). Grant.
  • Ledbetter, Kathryn. "Edmund Yates, Gossip, and Personal Journalism in Victorian Print Culture", Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $5000. (Submitted: October 2017, Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Ledbetter, Kathryn. Online Resource Grant, Alkek Library, Texas State University, $20000. (Funded: 2018). Grant.
  • Ledbetter, Kathryn. "Edmund Yates: A Flaneur in Victorian Print Culture", Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Curran Fellowship Review Committee
2019-Present
Member
Faculty Review, Full Professors
2018-Present
Member
Mentoring Committee
2018-Present
Board Member
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
2018-Present
Member
University Lecturers Committee
2017-Present