Lindsay Rose Russell

Associate 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

on leave 2018-2019

Research Interests

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

Journal Articles

  • "Toward a Feminist Historiography of Lexicography." Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 39.1 (2018): 167-183.
  • "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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