Areas of Expertise
- British Romantic and Victorian literature
- Gender and sexuality studies
- Harry Potter
- PhD, English (minor in Woman's Studies), Indiana University, 1995
- MA, English, University of California, 1978
- BA, English, Kenyon College, 1976
Beth Sutton-Ramspeck's specialties are Victorian literature and culture, and Harry Potter. She is the author of Harry Potter and Resistance (Routledge, 2023) and Raising the Dust: The Literary Housekeeping of Mary Ward, Sarah Grand, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Ohio University Press, 2004). She has also edited the utopian novel Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the novel Marcella by Mary Augusta Ward and the novel Helbeck of Bannisdale by Ward. She retired in 2020 after 22 years of teaching on the Lima campus of OSU.
- Harry Potter and Resistance. Routledge, 2023.
- Helbeck of Bannisdale, by Mary Augusta Ward. Brighton, England: Victorian Secrets Press, 2018.
- Raising the Dust: Literary Housekeeping in the Writings of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sarah Grand, and Mary Ward. Athens: Ohio UP, 2004.
- Sutton-Ramspeck, Beth, editor. Herland and Related Writings, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. (Edition) Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Press. 2012.
- Sutton-Ramspeck, Beth, editor. Marcella, by Mary Ward. Co-edited with Nicole B. Meller. Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Press. 2002.
- “The Ambivalent Portrayal of Creativity in Harry Potter.” The Ravenclaw Chronicles: Reflections from Edinboro. Ed. Corbin Fowler. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014. 122-40.
- “Domination, Autonomy and Character [in Harry Potter].” The Ravenclaw Chronicles: Reflections from Edinboro. Ed. Corbin Fowler. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014. 72-86.