Elizabeth Hewitt

Elizabeth Hewitt

Elizabeth Hewitt

Associate Professor



530 Denney Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • True Crime
  • American & African American literature
  • Science fiction


  • Johns Hopkins University, PhD
  • Amherst College, MA

Elizabeth Hewitt teaches courses in American literature and culture from the 17th through the 21st centuries. Her primary scholarly interests are in human systems of communication and exchange (like mail and money), and she is the author of Correspondence & American Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2004). She is currently at work on a project about literary style and finance. Because she likes rules, she also admires genre fiction and regularly teaches courses on True Crime and Science Fiction.