Meredith Veldman
Associate Professor

223B Himes Hall

COURSES TAUGHT: 19th-Century Britain; 20th-Century Britain; 20th-Century Europe; Western Civilization, 1500 to present; "Living with the Bomb: Anglo-American Nuclear Culture;" Graduate Research and Reading Seminars in 19th and 20th Century Britain, 20th-Century Europe
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:  "The British Jesus, 1850-1970:" religious culture in England and the impact of secularization
INTERESTED IN DIRECTING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS ON:  19th and 20th Century British cultural and social history; British women's history


Education:  B.A., Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, 1982; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1988

Awards and Honors:  Tiger Athletic Foundation Award for Undergraduate Teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences, 2009; Council on Research Grant, 2003; College of Arts and Sciences Research Award, 1993; LSU Manship Summer Fellowship, 1993; ACLS Fellowship, 1991

Notable Articles: 

"From Dutiful Daughter to All-Boy: Jesus, Gender and the Secularization of Victorian Society," Nineteenth-Century Studies 11 (1997)

About Fantasy, the Bomb, and the Greening of Britain  


The West: Encounters and Transformations (Longmans, 2007; co-author)

Fantasy, the Bomb, and the Greening of Britain: Romantic Protest, 1945-1980 (Cambridge, 1994)