Pearl Bauer

Pearl Chaozon Bauer was Associate Professor of English at Notre Dame de Namur University and currently teaches decolonial thought and Victorian seriality at The Nueva School.  Motivated by transformational and collaborative leadership models, her research, teaching, community engagement, course development, and curriculum design are informed by Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory, Gender and LGBTQIA+ Studies, Indigenous Knowledge, and Peace Studies methods and philosophy. She is one of the founding developers of the digital humanities project Undisciplining the Victorian Classroom which provides practical ways to assist scholars and faculty teach a more diverse, antiracist Victorian studies. Currently, she is working on two book projects: Love Among the Poets: The Victorian Poetics of Intimacy, co-edited with Erik Gray (Columbia University), is a collection of essays that reconsiders familial, friendly, and erotic intimacy in nineteenth-century British poetry; and Pedagogy of Space, a collaboration with Jennifer Murphy (University of San Francisco), reconfigures and decolonizes the classroom space to encourage creative agency, belonging and healing.  For fun, she teaches yoga and meditation, leads fermentation and pickling workshops, hunts for mushrooms, and learns about birds. 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers.


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