• B.A., Washington University in St. Louis
  • M.A. and Ph.D., UCLA


Whitney Arnold’s recent research and publications focus on self-narratives and autobiographical texts of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with additional work on theories of self-representation, authorship, and literary history. Her current project explores autobiographical texts written in English and French across centuries and continents.

Field of Interest

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and French literature and theory; autobiographical texts; theories of authorship; digital humanities; literature and medicine