Kathleen Frederickson joined the UC Davis faculty in 2008. Her areas of interest include Victorian literature and culture; feminist and queer studies; the history of biology, psychology, and the social sciences; Marxism; and psychoanalysis.
Dense Phases in the Long Nineteenth Century (in progress)
"Prostitution and Victorian Literature". Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. (forthcoming 2015)
The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance. New York: Fordham UP, 2014 (forthcoming).
"Freud's Australia." differences. 23(2). Summer 2012, 42-70.
"Victorian Pornography and the Laws of Genre". Literature Compass. (2011).
"Liberalism and the Time of Instinct." Victorian Studies. 49(2). Winter 2007, 302-12.
Education & Interests:
- Ph.D., University of Chicago
- B.A., McGill University