Joseph Gamble (PhD, U-M English & Women's Studies, 2019) has been selected to receive a ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for 2019. The award is given in recognition of the most exceptional scholarly work produced by doctoral students at the University of Michigan who completed their dissertations in 2019.

Joseph is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Toledo. He specializes in early modern literature and culture, the history of sexuality, queer and feminist theories, transgender studies, the history of race and racism, and philology.