placeholder image
  • Contact Info
Publications in VIVO

Hurley, Kelly Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas


research overview

  • My research in Victorian literature primarily focuses on the novel and other narrative forms, the Victorian Gothic and other popular literary genres, 19th-century psychology and affect, 19th-century sociomedical discourses, and Empire studies. My research in cinema primarily focuses on popular genres (Horror and SF), literature and film, trauma theory, and film spectatorship.


  • Victorian literature, cinema, narrative, genre, cultural studies, 19th-century science and medicine, literary theory, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality, trauma theory, popular culture and popular genres, the British Empire, literature and affect


selected publications


courses taught

  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 4039 Critical Thinking in English Studies (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 4634 Advanced Topics: The Victorians (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

Other Profiles