Betsy Howard is a PhD candidate in English literature with a minor in early modern studies at the University of Minnesota. At Bethlehem, Howard has taught courses on classical epic, medieval, and early modern poetry, as well as courses on rhetoric, grammar and research writing. Currently she is the faculty advisor for the Bethlehem student literary journal Artos, and she served as Bethlehem’s accreditation liaison during Bethlehem’s initial accreditation with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (2012-2014). Howard’s primary research interests include poetic adaptation and meaning-making as well as classical and biblical reception in the long Nineteenth-century, and she has work recently published on Gerard Manley Hopkins in Victorian Poetry and Religion and the Arts.
- B.A., Hillsdale College
- M.A. (English), University of St. Thomas
- Ph.D. (ABD), University of Minnesota