Deborah Swedberg

Deborah Swedberg

Deborah Swedberg has been teaching at Boston University since 1975, at first in the English Department, and in the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program since 1984. She has taught virtually all of the courses offered by the WGS. Her academic specialties are literature and film, and she has published on the subject of pornographic movies in the National Women’s Studies Association Journal. She would write film criticism if she had the time.

She holds advanced degrees in English from The City College of New York and Boston University, and an M.A. in Developmental Psychology from New York University. At B.U. she is also the managing editor of the scholarly, literary journal Studies in Romanticism.