Sondra (Sandy) Archimedes
  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Writing Program Lecturer
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Writing Program
  • Phone
    831-459-1747 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Remote work location, Crown 120
  • Office Hours Winter 2023: Wednesdays, 11-12 noon (via Zoom) & by appointment
  • Mail Stop Merrill/Crown Faculty Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Courses Writing 1: Introduction to Composition, Writing 2: Rhetoric and Inquiry

Research Interests

Writing pedagogy; nineteenth-century British literature and culture; gender studies; cultural studies.

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Literature, U.C. Santa Cruz

MA, English, San Francisco State University

BA, English, San Francisco State University



Selected Publications

  • Gendered Pathologies:  The Female Body and Biomedical Discourse in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel (Routledge, 2005).
  • Teaching with the Norton Anthology of English Literature:  A Guide for Instructors, eighth, ninth, and tenth editions (W.W. Norton, (2006, 2011, 2017); 19th- and 20th-century chapters.