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Chloe Wigston Smith

Lecturer in 18th-century Literature, University of York

Chloe Wigston Smith teaches in the Department of English and the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York.

Her research focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to print culture and she holds degrees in literature (University of Virginia) and the history of dress (Courtauld Institute of Art).

Before joining the department in 2016, Chloe was previously Associate Professor of English at the University of Georgia. At UGA, her research received support from the Willson Center for the Humanities and Arts, the Sarah Moss Fellowship and the Office of the Vice President for Research. She was the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Outstanding Assistant Professor in the Arts and Humanities in 2015.


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer, University of York
  • 2016–2016
    Associate Professor, University of Georgia
  • 2008–2016
    Assistant Professor, University of Georgia