MicKenzie Fasteland, Ph.D.

Titles
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
Departments
  • English
  • Blugold Seminar
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MicKenzie Fasteland received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan after completing her dissertation "Empire and Adolescence: Whiteness and Gendered Citizenship in American Young Adult Literature, 1904-1951." She is excited to teach writing courses here as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Writing. 


Teaching Interests
  • Social media studies/digital literacies
  • Composition
  • American children's and young adult literature
  • Feminist theory and literary criticism
  • Science fiction and fantasy
Research and Creative Activities
  • American children's and young adult literature and mass media, with a focus on race and ethnicity
  • American literature post-1865
  • History of the book
  • Fan studies
  • Feminist theory and pedagogy
Education
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, English and Women's Studies
  • M.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, English Language and Literature
  • B.A., Hamline University, English