Krueger, Christine L. 1957-

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KRUEGER, Christine L. 1957-


Born April 27, 1957, in Wausau, WI; daughter of William R. (a wholesaler) and Lillian (a homemaker) Krueger. Education: Lawrence University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1979; Princeton University, M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1986.


Office—Department of English, Marquette University, 335 Coughlin Hall, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881. E-mail[email protected].


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, assistant instructor, 1982-83, lecturer, 1984-85; Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, assistant professor, 1985-92, associate professor of English, 1992—, director of University Core of Common Studies, 2005—. University of California, Los Angeles, visiting associate professor, 2002; guest speaker at other institutions, including California Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, University of Lancaster, University of Tulsa, University of Richmond, and Harvard University; conference and seminar participant.


North American Victorian Studies Association, North American Conference on British Studies, Modern Language Association of America (chair of Victorian Division Committee, 2001), American Association of University Professors, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (member of executive board, 1999-2003; second vice president, 2003—), Australasian Victorian Studies Association, British Association of Victorian Studies, Institute for Historical Research (London, England), Phi Beta Kappa.


Grant from American Council of Learned Societies, 1987; Monticello fellow, Newberry Library, 1988; National Endowment for the Humanities, grant, 1991, fellow at Huntington Library, 1999-2000; grants from Mellon Foundation, 1992-93, and Bradley Institute, 1996; Star Teaching Award, National Residence Hall Honorary Society, 2003; Franklin grant, American Philosophical Society, 2005.


The Reader's Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 1992.

(Editor and contributor) Functions of Victorian Culture at the Present Time, Ohio University Press (Athens, OH), 2002.

(General editor and contributor) The Encyclopedia of British Writers: 19th Century, Facts on File (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History, and the Politics of Gender, edited by Linda Shires, Routledge (London, England), 1992; Famous Last Words: Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure, edited by Alison Booth, University Press of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA), 1993; Representing Women: Feminism, Literature, and Law, edited by Susan Sage Heinzelman and Zipporah Batshaw Wiseman, Duke University Press (Durham, NC), 1994; The Blackwell Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture, edited by Herbert F. Tucker, Blackwell (Oxford, England), 1998; and Law and Literature: Current Legal Issues 1999, edited by Michael Freeman and Andrew D.E. Lewis, Oxford University Press (Oxford, England), 1999. Contributor of articles and reviews to academic journals, including Journal of British Studies, Victorian Studies, Mosaic, and Nineteenth Century Studies. Member of editorial board, Papers on Language and Literature, 2003—.



Booklist, December 15, 2003, review of The Encyclopedia of British Writers: 19th Century, p. 764.

Victorian Studies, summer, 1994, Mary Wilson Carpenter, review of The Reader's Repentance: Women Preachers, Women Writers, and Nineteenth-Century Social Discourse, p. 720.