Veronica Makowsky is a Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Connecticut.
She is a Connecticut native who did her undergraduate work at Connecticut College and her graduate work at Princeton. Before coming to UConn as Professor of English and Women’s Studies, she taught at Middlebury College and Louisiana State University.
Her books on Caroline Gordon and Susan Glaspell are published by Oxford University Press. She is the author of numerous articles on American women and southern writers such as R.P. Blackmur, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Nelson Page, Kaye Gibbons, Stark Young, William Faulkner, Walker Percy, Edith Wharton, Margaret Atwood, Eudora Welty, Janice Holt Giles, and Margaret Laurence, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. At UConn, she served as editor of MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) for six years, Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for five years, and Vice Provost for five years. She is at work on a book-length study of the Orange- Prize-winning novelist Valerie Martin.