About Your Bloggers
Carole Sargent is Director of the Office of Scholarly Publications at Georgetown University, a position she accepted in 2006 after having taught 18th-century English literature in Georgetown’s English Department since 1997. Her research focuses on women from 1680-1720 who published on war, politics, and the economy, and whose work affected national debate.
She earned a PhD in eighteenth-century literary history at the University of Virginia, and she is the author of two books with Farrar, Straus & Giroux that received national publicity, including The New York Times, Newsweek, NPR, CNN and “60 Minutes.” She lives in Georgetown.
Joshua Canzona is a doctoral student in Georgetown’s Department of Theology and an editorial assistant in the Office of Scholarly Publications. He grew up in rural North Carolina and lived in New Orleans, Chicago, Boston, and Raleigh before moving to Washington. He holds a graduate degree in the social sciences from the University of Chicago, in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School, and in teaching and curriculum from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
His prior work includes a stint as a public high school history teacher and peer-reviewed publications on modernity, the phenomenlogy of religious experience, and best practices in university teaching.