Associate Professor of English
Dr. Gretchen Braun received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Davis in 2009. Her teaching is focused on Victorian and, more broadly, nineteenth-century British literature, and her scholarly interests include the Victorian novel, gender and sexuality, trauma studies, issues of labor and class, and nineteenth-century science. She has published in journals including ELH (English Literary History), Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, and Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature. In 2013 Dr. Braun was honored as Teacher of the Year by Furman's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society. In addition to serving the English major, she also teaches in Furman's interdisciplinary minors in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Medicine, Health and Culture, and in the Healthcare Today Engaged Living program.
- Ph.D., University of California - Davis
- M.A., Stanford University
- B.A., Boston University