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Drew Lamonica Arms D.Phil

Drew Lamonica Arms, D.Phil

Associate Dean

329 French House
Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge , LA 70803
Office Phone: (225) 578-3005


  1. D.Phil. Oxford University, UK
  2. M.St., Oxford University, UK
  3. B.A., LSU (English)
  4. B.A., LSU (History)


An Honors College graduate and University Medalist, Drew Lamonica Arms returned to teach in the Honors College in 1999 after receiving her doctorate in Victorian literature from Oxford University, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar.  In 2004, she was named Director of Fellowship Advising; since that time she has assisted LSU students in receiving over 90  prestigious national and international fellowships and recognitions.  She has served on the Rhodes Scholarship District VII selection committee for several years, and is currently the faculty advisor to LSU’s Stamps Leadership Scholars.  Dr. Arms regularly teaches HNRS 2000 Critical Analysis and HNRS 2041 Classical Traditions.  Her book, "We are Three Sisters": Self and Family in the Writing of the Brontës was published by the University of Missouri Press in 2001.  Her work on Emily Brontë is also featured in the Gale Critical Companion Feminism in Literature (2005).  Dr. Arms has written for The American Oxonian and the 30th Anniversary of Rhodes Women in Oxford.  Most recently, she is a contributing author to The Brontës in Context, Cambridge University Press (2012).