Rebecca Potter

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Rebecca Potter

Associate Professor; Director of Sustainability Studies Program

  • Full-Time Faculty


Dr. Rebecca Potter, is an assistant professor in the Department of English. She also teaches courses for the Women's and Gender Studies Program, particularly in the area of eighteenth and nineteenth century women writers. In 2016, Rebecca was chosen as the first director of the University of Dayton's academic program in sustainability studies.


  • Ph.D., 2001
  • M.A., Brandeis University, 1998
  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 1991


Research Interests

  • 18th century literature
  • romanticism
  • literature and the environment