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About Samantha Harvey

Dr. Samantha Harvey joined the faculty of the Department of English at Boise State University in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from Cambridge University in English Literature and her B.A. in English and the Study of Religion from Harvard University. Dr. Harvey's teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century British poetry and prose, transatlantic Romanticism, and literature and the environment. She is the organizer and host of The Idea of Nature lecture series.


2010 Present Professor, Boise State University Department of English

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist for the Course Design Contest sponsored by Romantic Circles/ North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
  • Arts and Humanities Research Fellow, Boise State University, 2012-2013
  • Idaho Humanities Council Research Fellow, 2013
  • Calvert Award, Outstanding Paper in English Studies, A.C.E.T.A., 2009
  • John Eliot Scholarship, for study at Cambridge University, Harvard Alumni Association, 1995


  • Romantic Literature
  • Victorian Literature
  • Wordsworth and Coleridge

Contact Information
(208) 426-4234

Forthcoming Works (4)

Works in Progress (1)

Articles (2)

Books (2)

Book Reviews (2)

Syllabi (1)

"The Idea of Nature" Public Lecture Series (9)

Conference Presentations (19)