Nicole Lobdell is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of English 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.
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).
Her other research interests include material culture studies, visual culture studies, science fiction, 19th-century technology and science, Gothic literature, digital humanities, women writers, and early-American literature.
At DePauw, she teaches surveys of British literature and courses on the Gothic, science fiction, medical humanities, literature and science, and video game narratives.
Cover Image: "La Crinolinomanie: Entrée dans un omnibus, rue Notre Dame de Lorette," by Charles Vernier. 1850s.
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