Samantha Trzinski

Samantha Trzinski

Samantha Trzinski

PhD in English Student

569 Denney Hall
164 Annie and John Glenn Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Nineteenth-century British literature
  • Book history
  • Children's literature


  • MA, English, Florida State University, 2020
  • BA, English, The Ohio State University, 2018

Samantha Trzinski is a PhD candidate and studies nineteenth-century British literature, children's literature and book history. She has taken courses with the University of Virginia's Rare Book School and has taught workshops on making paper with the Ohio State Print Shop. She has presented research at the British Women Writers Conference, the London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, and regional MLA conferences. Her dissertation project focuses on how Romantic-era women authors use melancholy as a didactic tool in a variety of literary forms, including dialogic children's books, fallen woman narratives and elegies. 

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