Nathan K. Hensley works on Victorian literature and teaches courses that draw connections among his interests in nineteenth century British literature (fiction, poetry, and political writing), critical theory, the novel, aesthetics, and Anglophone modernism. Born and raised in Fresno, California, Professor Hensley studied creative writing at Vassar College, then moved on to criticism at the University of Notre Dame, and Duke, where he was also a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow. Before joining the Macalester faculty he was a postdoctoral fellow at Duke and assistant editor of NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction. EDUCATION: BA, Vassar College, 1999; MA, University of Notre Dame, 2004; PhD, Duke University, 2009.
Contributions to Books
Mister Trollope, Lady Credit, and the Way We Live Now., The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope’s Novels: New Readings for the Twenty-First Century (2009)
The Wreck, the Loss, the Lyric: Hopkins’ Universal Particulars, North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) (2010)