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Nicole Lobdell

Nicole Lobdell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English in 19th-century British literature at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN.



(Site last updated on October 13, 2019)

(Site last updated on October 13, 2019)

About Me

Nicole Lobdell is currently an Assistant Professor of English (NTT) in 19th-century British Literature at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.  Previously, she was a Marion L. Brittain Fellow in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, GA. She received her PhD in English from the University of Georgia.

Her longer projects include a new critical edition of H. G. Wells's The Invisible Man (now available from Broadview Press) and a book on nineteenth-century literature and material culture titled Victorian Stuff: A History of Hoarding (in progress).

Recently, she co-edited a special issue of Science Fiction Studies for the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (July 2018) and published an article on Victorian counterfeiting and Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market in Victorian Network’s special issue “Forgery and Imitation” (December 2018). Please visit the CV page for links to these publications.

Her other research interests include material culture studies, science fiction, Gothic literature, digital humanities, and world literature.

At DePauw, she teaches surveys of British literature and courses on the Gothic, science fiction, medical humanities, technology and science, and video game narratives.


Cover Image: "La Crinolinomanie: Entrée dans un omnibus, rue Notre Dame de Lorette," by Charles Vernier.  1850s.


Mailing Address:

English Department
100 East Seminary Street
320A Asbury Hall
Greencastle, IN 46135

Email: nicolelobdell@depauw.edu