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Olivia Loksing Moy

Assistant Professor & Director of the English Honors Program (EHP)


Carman Hall 392
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A.B., Princeton University
M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D., Columbia University



Olivia Loksing Moy received her A.B. in English from Princeton University and her Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She specializes in nineteenth-century British literature with interests in Romantic, Victorian, and Modernist poetry; poetic theory; and Gothic literature. Professor Moy is Director of the English Honors Program. She serves as faculty on the (Dis)ability Studies minor, faculty advisor for the LGBTQ+ Alliance, and director of The CUNY Rare Book Scholars. Her published work appears in Comparative Literature, Victorian Poetry, Women's Writing, Studies in Romanticism, Romantic Circles, The Tennyson Research Bulletin, The Keats Letters Project,, and PUBLICBOOKS. Professor Moy was named a 2019 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and is the recipient of a Carl H. Pforzheimer, Jr. research grant from the Keats-Shelley Association of America.

For further information, see Professor Moy's personal website.

Selected Publications

  • Julio y John, caminando y conversando: Selections from Imagen de John Keats. Edited and translated with Marco Ramírez Rojas. Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. Series VIII: Fall 2019.
  • “From Hampstead to Buenos Aires and Beyond: Anticipating Worlds in Julio Cortázar’s Imagen de John Keats.” Comparative Literature 72, no. 4 (Dec. 2020).
  • “Simian, Amphibian, and Able: Reevaluating Browning’s Caliban.” Victorian Poetry 56, no. 4 (Winter 2018): 381-411.
  • “The University and the Station: A Brontë Bicentenary in Taiwan.” April 13, 2017. (web link)
  • "Radcliffe's Poetic Legacy: Female Confinement in 'The Gothic Sonnet.' Women's Writing 22, no. 2 (2015): 376-94. (web link)
  • "King Arthur and Chiasmus in Tennyson's Idylls of the King." Tennyson Research Bulletin 10, no. 3 (2015): 266-79.