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overview

  • Dr. Amy Kahrmann Huseby earned her Ph.D. in English Language and Literature (with an interdisciplinary minor in Critical Theory) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017 under the direction of Caroline Levine. Dr. Huseby’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Victorian Poetry, Victorian Periodicals Review, Women’s Writing, South Atlantic Review, and several edited collections. Her own poetry has been published and anthologized by the Atlanta Review, Wilderness House Literary Review, and Pearl, among others. Together with Dr. Heather Bozant Witcher (Auburn University), she is co-editor of Defining Pre-Raphaelite Poetics (Palgrave Macmillan 2020). Her current monograph project, Quantified Lives: Nineteenth-Century British Poetry and the Mathematics of Social Totality, identifies the formal and thematic ways that nineteenth-century British poetry is concerned with counting as social control.

research interests

  • Dr. Amy Kahrmann Huseby is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the English Department and Honors College at Florida International University. Dr. Huseby’s research focuses on the relationship between British literature of the long nineteenth century and the representational capacity of numbers, with particular attention to questions of historical poetics, gender and sexuality, colonialism and imperialism, and political economy. Her research and teaching interests more broadly include poetry, prosody, and poetics of the long nineteenth century; print culture, the history of the book, and publishing; the history of science; biopolitics, statistics, and the rise of social sciences; and aesthetics and politics.

selected publications

full name

  • Amy Huseby

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