Lecturer II, PWHS & WAC, 14N-328, 617-253-2408, email@example.com
Teaching and Research interests include Nineteenth-century Literature, non-fiction writing, the Victorian novel, literary biography, Rhetoric, genres and film. In 2008 Karen co-edited, with Lucy Marx, the first edition of Angles, the new online magazine dedicated to exemplary writing from the Introductory Writing Courses at MIT.
*21W.012 - Writing and Rhetoric
*21W.775 - Writing about Nature and Environment Issues
- "Reading and (Re-)Writing Class: Elizabeth Gaskell's Wives and Daughters" - Victorian Literature and Culture (Spring 2005), "Samuel Smiles: Preaching the Gospel of Self-Help" Leeds Working Papers in Victorian Studies, Vol. 3 (Spring 2000)
- "Finding an Audience: The Lecture Platform, the Political Platform, and Samuel Smiles's Early Career" Nineteenth-Century Prose, Spring 2001
- Former editor of Heat Treating magazine.