Loyola University Chicago

Writing Program

Elizabeth Hopwood

Advanced Lecturer, Acting Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, Graduate Program Director of Digital Humanities



Elizabeth Hopwood is the Acting Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities at Loyola University Chicago, where she is also the Graduate Program Director of the Masters in Digital Humanities Program, and Lecturer in English. Her research interests include nineteenth-century American and Atlantic literature, food studies, digital humanities design, digital archives, and new media.


  • BA, Connecticut College
  • MA, Salem State University
  • PhD, Northeastern University

Research Interests

  • Food Studies
  • Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Literature
  • Digital Humanities
  • Design


Most Recent:

  • “’Ambiguities and Little Secrets:’ Taste-Making and the Rise of the American Cookbook.” American Literature in Transistion: The Long Nineteenth Century, edited by William Huntting Howell and Greta LaFleur. Cambridge UP, 2022.
  • “Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory,” with Ryan Cordell and Benjamin J. Doyle. D19: Digital Pedagogies and Nineteenth Century American Literatures, eds. Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain. University of Illinois Press, Topics in Digital Humanities Series, publication date: November 2018.