Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Lindsay Rose Russell

Assistant Professor of English

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Office Hours

  • Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm; by appointment


PhD, University of Washington (2012), MA, University of Washington (2008), BA, Georgetown University (2003)


History of the English Language (English 403, 584), Descriptive English Grammar (English 402), Introduction to Composition Theory and Practice (English 481), Genre Emergence and Change (English 582), Rhetoric, Gender, and Disciplinarity (English 584), Rhetoric and the Body (English 584)

Research Interests

histories of the English Language, English language lexicography and description, rhetorical theory and practice, rhetorical genre studies, feminist historiography

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • "Before Ladies and Gentlewomen Were Unskillful: Honorific Invocations of Learned Women in Early Modern Bilingual Dictionaries." Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 35 (2014): 93–120.
  • "This Is What A Dictionary Looks Like: The Lexicographical Contributions of Feminist Dictionaries." International Journal of Lexicography 25.1 (2012): 1-29.