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Dianna Vitanza

Dr. Dianna Vitanza

Associate Professor


Victorian Literature


Carroll Science, room 308
(254) 710-1768


Ph.D. Northern Illinois University
M.A. University of Houston
B.A. Baylor University


Dianna Vitanza has held a number of administrative positions at Baylor, including Chair of the English Department, Director of Undergraduate Studies in English, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. She received her B.A. from Baylor University, her M.A. from the University of Houston, and her Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University. Her scholarly interests include Victorian fiction, particularly the novels of George Eliot and Charlotte Bronte, and Victorian poetry, particularly the works of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She is also co-editor of two books on Christian higher education, The Baptist and Christian Character of Baylor and The Future of Baptist Higher Education.