W433 South College

Faculty Bio

Suzanne Daly received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MA and PhD from Columbia University.

Professor Daly’s fields of research and teaching include Victorian literature and culture, literary theory, and the history of the British empire, with special focus on the novel.

Research Areas

  • Colonial, Postcolonial, & Transnational Studies
  • 18th & 19th Century British Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Marxist Literary Studies
  • Theory and Cultural Studies


  • The Empire Inside: Indian Commodities in Victorian Domestic Novels. University of Michigan Press, November 2010. 
  • “Introduction: Cooking Culture.” Co-written with Ross Forman. Victorian Literature and Culture 36.2 (2008).
  • Co-editor (with Ross Forman). Food and Drink in the Nineteenth Century. Special issue of Victorian Literature and Culture 36.2 (2008).
  • "Spinning Cotton: Domestic and Industrial Novels.” Victorian Studies 50.2 (2008). 
  • “Indiscreet Jewels: The Eustace Diamonds.” Nineteenth Century Studies 19 (2005).
  • “The Clerk’s Tale: Characterizing the Middle in Dombey and Son.” In Narrative Middles: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century Novel, ed. Mario Ortiz-Robles and Caroline Levine. Forthcoming, Ohio State University Press.