Claudia Stumpf holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Tufts University. She is a specialist in eighteenth and nineteenth century British literature and gender studies as well as writing and composition.
Professional MembershipsNational Women's Studies Association 2017 - PresentNational Council of Teachers of English 2016 - PresentBoston Rhetoric and Writing Network 2015 - PresentModern Language Association 2010 - PresentInternational Conference on Romanticism 2010 - 2020
Awards and Honors2019, Faculty Affairs Committee Grant, Bentley University2016, Faculty Affairs Committee Grant, Bentley University2011, GIFT (Graduate Institute for Teaching) Fellowship, Tufts University2005, Provost's Fellowship, Tufts University
Stumpf, C. J. (2012). Shattering Trauma: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the Problem of Making Meaning. Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature. 2.2
Stumpf, C. J. (2019). Moralizing among ruins: Christianity, Patriarchy, and the Struggle for Narrative Authority In , (Eds.) Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. 375 119-162. Gale/CengageStumpf, C. J. (2011). Lions of Flaming Fire: The Violence of Meaning in William Blake In , (Eds.) Literary and Poetic Representations of Work and Labor in Europe and Asia During the Romantic Era: Charting a Motif Across Boundaries of Culture, Place, and Time. Mellen Press
Stumpf, C. J. (2015). The Road of Excess: Writing Trauma in Sentimental and Gothic Texts 1740-1830.
PresentationsStumpf, C. J. (2021). “Teaching Jamaica Kincaid” Presented at the Bentley EMS Department Teaching Controversial Material WorkshopStumpf, C. J. (2018). “Teaching Through Role-Playing Games” Presented at the Bentley Learning and Teaching Council Innovations in Teaching Showcase Bentley University Stumpf, C. J. (2018). “Imagined Connections: The Space of Empathy in the Undergraduate Classroom” Presented at the NeMLA The 49th Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Pittsburgh, PA Stumpf, C. J. (2017). “Teaching Transamerica: Trans Bodies in the Spotlight” Presented at the NeMLA 48th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Baltimore, MD Stumpf, C. J. (2016). “Little Bee and the Violence of Empathetic Reconciliation” Presented at the NeMLA 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Hartford Connecticut Stumpf, C. J. (2016). “The Wisdom of Mrs. Bennet: Unlikely Sources of Insight in Jane Austen” Presented at the NeMLA 47th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Convention Hartford Connecticut Stumpf, C. J. (2015). “Hybridity, Trauma, and Narrative: Equiano's Gothic Narrative” Presented at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 46th ASECS Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA Stumpf, C. J. (2012). “Telling It Over, Over Again: The Castle of Wolfenbach, Traumatic Repetition, and the Failure of Closure in the Gothic Novel” Presented at the ICR International Conference on Romanticism Tempe, AZ Stumpf, C. J. (2010). “Clarissa and Narrative Excess” Presented at the The Harvard Humanities Seminar on Eighteenth-Century Studies New Eyes on the Eighteenth Century Cambridge, mA Stumpf, C. J. (2009). “Gothic Excess” Presented at the Northeast Modern Languages Association 40th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language AssociationNew Boston, MA Stumpf, C. J. (2008). “The ‘Voluptuous’ Language of Charlotte Dacre’s Zofloya” Presented at the British Women Writers Association British Women Writers Conference Bloomington, IN
Committee Member for Research and Pedagogy Committee 2018 - PresentTask Force Member for Ad-Hoc Curriculum Task Force 2019 - 2020Committee Member for Pedagagy Committee 2016 - 2018Committee Member for Literature and Cinema Committee 2015 - 2016
Committee Member for Gender and Sexuality Student Programs Advisory Committee 2020 - PresentGender Studies Minor Coordinator 2018 - PresentMentor (Faculty) for Liberal Studies Major (Media, Arts and Society) 2015 - 2021Minor Representative for Undergraduate Academic Programs Fair - 2021Committee Member for Selection Committee for Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 2021 - 2021Committee Member for Equity Center Advisory Committee 2018 - 2019Faculty Advisor for First Year Seminar Program 2016 - 2018Participant for Conversation Partners Program 2015 - 2016Trainee for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Steering Committee - 2014