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Sarah Louise Baxter Emsley

critic , educator

Sarah Louise Baxter Emsley, Canadian critic, educator. Doctoral fellow, Social Science Humanities Research Council Canada, 1998—2002, postdoctoral fellow, 2002-2004, doctoral fellow, Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Trust, 1999—2002, postdoctoral fellow, Rothermere American Institute, University Oxford, 2002-2004.


Emsley, Sarah Louise Baxter was born on September 8, 1973 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Daughter of John and Lorraine Baxter.


Bachelor with 1st class honors, University Alberta, 1995. Master of Arts, Dalhousie University, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, Dalhousie University, 2002.


Lecturer Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 1996—1998. Teacher writing Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


  • Author: St. Paul's in the Grand Parade, 1749-1999, 1999, Jane Austen's Philosophy of the Virtues, 2005.


Member of Modern Language Association, Edith Wharton Society, Association Canada College and University Teachers English, Jane Austen Society North America (board directors since 2004), Harvard Neighbors 2002-2004.


Married Jason Emsley, August 16, 1995.