Ph.D., Stanford University.
19th C. British and American literature; narrative mystery; popular and visual culture Professor Hackenberg specializes in nineteenth-century popular literature and culture. Her research interests include the novel; serial fiction; narrative mystery; popular "sensational" fiction; the development of media culture; cultural criticism and theory; and silent film. She teaches courses on Victorian literature and culture; Victorian women; the history of the novel; literary criticism and theory; detective fiction; nineteenth-century mystery; and the vampire tradition in literature.
On partial leave; office hours by appointment via e-mail.