About Us

Regina Hewitt


Office: CPR 325
Phone: 813/974-9514


Regina Hewitt earned her Ph.D., M.Phil., and M.A. from Columbia University after completing a B.A. at Rutgers University. Upon receipt of her doctorate in 1987, she joined the faculty at USF.

Hewitt specializes in the literature and social theory of the Romantic Era; in the history of literary criticism, with particular attention to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and to social and ecocriticism; in the history and problems of disciplinarity; and in Scottish Studies. Her range of interests is reflected in the titles (below) of selected recent publications.

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

Hewitt currently serves as a Consulting Editor for the European Romantic Review, a journal she co-edited from 2003 to 2016. She serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Edinburgh University Press Edition of the Selected Works of John Galt.

Work in Progress

Hewitt’s current projects include a book on Utopianism and Scottish Enlightenment Social Theory as well as commissioned entries for a biographical dictionary of Scottish writers.

Graduate Supervision

Graduate students with interests in the Romantic Era, Scottish Studies, or related historical, social and ecological criticism are welcome to email her about their proposed projects.


Ph.D., M. Phil., M.A., Columbia University

Specialty Area

British romanticism and Scottish studies; 18th- & 19th-century literary & social criticism; ecocriticism; disciplinarity