Department of English

Kathryn Wickman

Kathryn Wickman Senior Lecturer/Faulk Distinguished Teacher
9018 Haley Center
(334) 844-9018

Office Hours

  • Monday 10:00-11:30 am & by appointment
  • Wednesday 10:00-11:30 am & by appointment


Kathryn Olsen Wickman received her BA in English from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina in 2000. She moved west to study comparative literature at the University of Oregon, where she specialized in modern fiction in English, French, German, and Danish. She received her MA and PhD in 2007. Kathryn studies narrative structure and complexity, poetic language, and phenomenology.  She is currently investigating detective fiction.


Representative Publications

"Raveling Out Like a Looping String: As I Lay Dying and Regenerative Language." Journal of Modern Literature. 33.4 (Summer 2010): 95-111.

Last Updated: January 22, 2020