Dr. Julia Kark Callander is a Visiting Assistant Professor and Teaching Fellow in Watauga Residential College in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in English at UCLA, and her B.A. in music and English from Lawrence University. She works primarily in eighteenth-century and Romantic British and transatlantic literature. Her research and teaching interests include gender, sexuality, authorship, medical humanities, and food studies. Dr. Callander’s current book project, "Perverse Incorporations: Authorship and the History of Sexuality, 1740-1820," examines how conflicting theories of masculinity and intellectual property played out in the work and reception histories of Thomas Gray, Charles Brockden Brown, Matthew G. Lewis, and their contemporaries. Her work has appeared in 1650-1850 and Studies in English Literature.
Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
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