Lindsay Rose Russell

Assistant Professor of English


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), Profanity, Obscenity, Vulgarity (English 396), Genre Emergence and Change (English 582), Genre Histories and Theories (English 584), Rhetoric, Gender, and Disciplinarity (English 584), Rhetoric and the Body (English 584)

Office Hours

Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm; by appointment

Research Interests

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


Gender/Sexuality Studies, Philology/Linguistics/Grammar, Writing Studies, Teacher Training


Book Contributions

  • ""Defining Moments: Genre Beginnings, Genre Invention, and the Case of the English Language Dictionary"." Genre and the Performance of Publics, edited by Mary Jo Reiff and Anis Bawarshi. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2016. 83–99.

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.

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