Christine Bennett is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at Michigan State University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of ecomaterialism and weird/horror fiction, and she is currently working on a dissertation that traces the relationship of 20th century women authors of horror fiction to the burgeoning environmentalist movement of the era. She has taught a range of courses at MSU, including WRA 101: Writing as Inquiry, ENG 153: Introduction to Women Authors, and ENG 210: Foundations of Literary Study. She has also worked as an editorial assistant on CR: The New Centennial Review, and is currently serving as the graduate assistant for MSU Commons. Christine earned her Master’s degree in English from Gannon University in Erie, PA, where she taught first-year writing, served as Assistant Director of the university’s Writing and Research Center, and as a graduate assistant coach of the women’s volleyball team.


PhD in English, Michigan State University, 2021 (anticipated)

MA in English, Gannon University, 2015

BA in English and Journalism Communications, Gannon University, 2013

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