English Faculty -- Katherine J. Anderson

Portrait of Katherine J. Anderson

Contact Information

Phone: (360) 650-3761
Office: HU 361
Email: Katherine.Anderson@wwu.edu


PH.D., English and Victorian Studies, Indiana University

M.A., English, Indiana University 

B.A., English and Women's Studies, University of Wisconsin


Research and Teaching Interests

  • British and Anglophone Literature 
  • Victorian Studies
  • Empire and Postcolonial Studies
  • Critical Terrorism Studies
  • Phenomenology
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Moral and Political Philosophy



"Police Terrorism: 1865 and 2017." Interview by Mark Thomas, Carolina Focus from WBT, 27 October 2017, http://www.wbt.com/media/audio-channel/police-terrorism-1865-and-2017.

“Trauma and the Torturer: Of Monsters and Military Men at Morant Bay.” Traumatic Tales: British Nationhood and National Trauma in Nineteenth-Century Literature, edited by Lisa Kasmer, Routledge, 2017, pp. 121-140.

“The Sensory Citizen-Witness: Liturgies of Torture in Mid-Victorian Martyrological Novels.” Victorian Review, vol. 41, no. 1, 2015, pp. 143-161.