Biography

Anne Clark Bartlett earned her BA in English from SUNY College at Geneseo in 1987. She completed her doctorate at the University of Iowa in 1993 and has taught at DePaul University ever since.  She was promoted to Full Professor in 2005.

Her research interests include medieval religious literature by and for women, visionary literature, and the representation of statecraft and governance in late medieval chivalric romances.   Her books include: Male Authors, Female Readers: Representation and Subjectivity in Middle English Devotional Literature; Vox Mystica: Essays in Honor of Prof. Valerie Lagorio (edited collection); and Cultures of Piety; Middle English Devotional Literature in Translation (edited collection).  In addition, Anne has also published essays on Lady Margaret Beaufort and her books, Margery Kempe, Hildegard of Bingen, and contemporary autobiographical criticism. 

Anne was elected for two terms as President of DePaul’s University Faculty Council. She has also filled leadership roles in organizations such as the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, the Medieval Academy of America, and the MLA’s Association of Departments of English.