Katherine Kickel

Katherine KickelAssociate Professor
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies affiliate

Hamilton Campus
225 Rentschler
(513) 785 3030


Ph.D. in English Literature, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (August 2004)

M.A. in English Literature, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio,

B.A. in English Language and Literature; Women’s Studies Certificate; Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

  • Eighteenth-century English fiction and culture
  • History of the novel
  • History of science and medicine
  • Early Modern and Romantic women writers, Shakespeare
  • Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture
  • History of the novel
  • Romantic women writers
  • Literary theory
  • Composition
  • English as a second language
  • “Charlotte Lennox’s Shakespear Illustrated (1753-1754): Reading Eighteenth-Century Adaptation Practice in Measure for Measure,” The Journal of the Wooden O Symposium (Volume 4)Southern Utah University Press (2005).
  • “Seeing Shakespeare for the First Time All Over Again: The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery of the Late Eighteenth Century,” Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah (August 2005).
  • “Charlotte Lennox’s Shakespear Illustrated (1753-1754) and the Gender Politics of Early Modern Shakespeare Study,” Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah (August 2004).
  • “Bishop Berkeley’s New Theory and the Romantic Imagination,” Eleventh International Congress on the Enlightenment and the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Los Angeles, California (August 2003).
  • “Distempered Perception in Ann Radcliffe’s The Mysteries of Udolpho,” Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference, Fort Worth, Texas (March 2003)
  • “The Historical Gaze and the ‘Terror’: Helen Maria Williams’ Letters Written in France,” Milton Plesur History Conference, Buffalo, New York (February 2003)
  • “General Tilney’s Time/Spending: Clock Time and Consumption in Jane Austen’sNorthanger Abbey,” Northwest Chapter of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Seattle, Washington (November 2002).
  • “The Duchess of Malfi’s Subversive Mothering,” Shakespeare Association of America, Cleveland, Ohio (March 1998).