Laura Gehrke (she/her)

Part-time Lecturer
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Contact Information

Office Hours
MTWTh 10:30-11:30am


Ph.D., English, University of Washington, 2022
M..A., English, Idaho State University, 2017
B.A., English, Multnomah University, 2015
B.A., Biblical and Theological Studies, Multnomah University, 2015

Laura Gehrke (née Griffith) studies religion and feminism in Victorian novels. Her doctoral dissertation was on women's religious lives in the novels of George Eliot and Charlotte Mary Yonge. She has also worked on Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, and R.D. Blackmore.

English-Speaking Union Graduate Recruitment Scholarship, 2018
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, UW, 2018-present
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, ISU, 2016-2017
Top Oral Presentation in Culture and Policy, 2016
GATE Scholar Teaching Assistantship, ISU 2015-2016

Courses Taught


Home Department
Professional Affiliations
North American Victorian Studies Association, Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States, Sigma Tau Delta

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