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Though our scholarly vision begins with—and is largely focused on—the Victorian Era, administratively we are wired directly to the twenty-first century. For more information you can contact us by phone or email. Our office is located in Room 327 of the Humanities One Building.

The Dickens Project
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064

(831) 459-2103 voice
dpj [at] ucsc [dot] edu


Dickens Project Staff:

Dickens Project leadership and staff
John Jordan John O. Jordan
picasso [at] ucsc [dot] edu
Renee A. Fox Renee A. Fox
rafox [at] ucsc [dot] edu
Murray Baumgarten Murray Baumgarten
Founding Director
dickens [at] ucsc [dot] edu
Courtney Mahaney

Courtney Mahaney
Assistant Director
cmahaney [at] ucsc [dot] edu

Jon Varese Jon Michael Varese
Director of Outreach
jon.varese [at] gmail [dot] com
Nathalie Coletta Tara Thomas
Social Media Coordinator
tanthoma [at] ucsc [dot] edu


Dickens Project Executive Committee

John O. Jordan, Director, The Dickens Project

Renee Fox, Co-Director, The Dickens Project

Jon Varese, Director of Outreach, The Dickens Project

Sophia Hsu, Assistant Professor of English, Lehman College, CUNY
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Chair 

Michael Stern, Friends of the Dickens Project Board President

Tricia Lootens, Professor of English, Unviersity of Georgia
2023 Dickens Universe Co-Organizer

Jason Rudy, Professor of English, University of Maryland, College Park
2023 Dickens Universe Co-Organizer

Rae Greiner, Associate Professor of English, Indiana University at Bloomington
2023/2024 Dickens Universe Co-Organizer

Amanpal Garcha, Associate Professor of English, Ohio State University

Nancy Henry, Nancy Moore Glosee Professor of English, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Catherine Robson, Professor of English, New York University

Carolyn Williams, Professor of English, Rutgers University


PLEASE NOTE: the Dickens Project does not appraise antiquarian copies of Dickens's works. For book appraisals and antiquarian information, please contact Tavistock Books.