Miranda Steege

  • Visiting Lecturer

Miranda Steege is a Visiting Lecturer in Literature. She holds a PhD in English from the University of California, Riverside. Her research areas include queer theory, fan studies, and nineteenth-century British literature and she is committed to interdisciplinary teaching and writing. She has a hybrid creative/critical writing practice, the most recent example of which is her dissertation, “Reading for a Queer Sexual Ethics: Victorian and Contemporary Modes of Intimacy.” This project intertwines a mystery novel about a dysfunctional Pittsburgh English department with scholarly writing on contemporary sexual politics via erotic fanfiction and Victorian texts about bodies (find it here). Miranda has presented at conferences in c19 studies and popular culture studies.