Sondra Archimedes

TitleWriting Program Lecturer,
College Nine Writing Coordinator
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentWriting Program,
College Nine
Phone831-459-1747 (office)
OfficeCrown 120
Office HoursTu/Th, 12:00-1:00 p.m. (2018 spring quarter)
Campus Mail StopMerrill/Crown Faculty Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Sondra Archimedes

Research Interests

Writing pedagogy; nineteenth-century British literature and culture; gender studies; cultural studies.

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Literature, U.C. Santa Cruz

MA, English, San Francisco State University

BA, English, San Francisco State University



Selected Publications

  • Gendered Pathologies:  The Female Body and Biomedical Discourse in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel (Routledge, 2005).

  • Teaching with the Norton Anthology of English Literature:  A Guide for Instructors, eighth edition (co-authored with Elizabeth Fowler, Laura Runge, and Philip Schwyzer; W.W. Norton, 2006).

Courses Taught

Writing 2: Rhetoric and Inquiry
Writing 22A: Grammar and Editing
Writing 22B: Grammar and Editing Workshop
College Nine Core: International and Global Issues