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Nestor, Mary

Nestor, Mary


Office: 708 Strode

Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Aberdeen (2016); Master of Arts in English, University of Wyoming (2011); Bachelor of Arts in Theater, University of South Carolina (2007)

Research Interests: British Romanticism, Adaptation Studies, Cultural Memory Theory

Mary Nestor graduated with a PhD in English from the University of Aberdeen in 2016. The title of her doctoral thesis is "Adapting the Great Unknown: The Evolving Perception of Walter Scott." Dr. Nestor's research interests include Romanticism and the long 19th century, British literature, adaptation studies, cultural memory theory, and the intersections of intellectual property law and popular culture. Outside of academic endeavors, she is an avid hula hooper and may often be found hooping in her community and teaching hoop dance to others