Afton Woodward

Afton Woodward


Afton Woodward received her B.A. in English and creative writing from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, and her M.A. in English from Villanova University in Philadelphia. She is currently a developer of verbal and writing skills tests at the Educational Testing Service. She has also been an editor and a freelance entertainment writer for NPR and the Washington Post.

Afton’s primary academic interests are 18th-century British literature, satire, and the intersection of science and literature in the Enlightenment. Most recently, her paper “‘His blood is infected’”: Transmission of Disease and Wealth in Dickens’s Bleak House” was published in Villanova’s Concept journal.


IDCourse NameDurationStart Date
LITB 5301Science Fiction, Part I12 WeeksAugust 12, 2014