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Dr. Sarah Ficke

Associate Professor

Literature & Languages

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Sarah Ficke

Contact Information

Contact via email

703-284-1577

Academic Credentials

B.A., Oberlin College
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Teaching Areas

  • 19th-century British literature
  • African-American literature
  • Popular culture

Research Interests

  • 19th-century British novels
  • Early African-American fiction
  • British colonialism
  • History of popular culture
  • Digital humanities

Dr. Sarah Ficke’s research and teaching interests span a wide range of subjects, including nineteenth-century British fiction and poetry; literature of the British empire; African-American literature; and popular genres like romance, mystery, fantasy, and adventure. Her research has appeared in Studies in the Novel, Victorian Poetry, and The CEA Critic, and in the collection Transatlantic Literary Exchanges, 1780-1870. Her current research is focused on the intersection of nineteenth century and futuristic worlds in steampunk fiction. Dr. Ficke serves as one of the faculty advisors for Marymount’s undergraduate non-fiction journal, Magnificat.

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