Karlyn Crowley

Associate Professor of English

B.A. Earlham College
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Virginia


Programs: English, Women's and Gender Studies

Karlyn Crowley is an Associate Professor of English and director of Women’s and Gender Studies at St. Norbert College.

Karlyn’s scholarship focuses on gender, religion, and American literature and culture.Her recent book, Feminism's New Age: Gender, Appropriation, and the Afterlife of Essentialism (SUNY P, 2011), examines why so many women are interested in New Age culture rather than civic feminist expression.

Her other work investigates natural parenting culture and explores the debates around questions of attachment parenting, babywearing, breastfeeding, and co-sleeping. She also writes on the field of Women's and Gender Studies.

Courses
ENGL 150 Introduction to Literature
WMGS 110/HUMA 110 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
ENGL 310 Contemporary Ethnic Fiction
WMGS 311/ENGL 311 Women and Literature
ENGL 235/AMER 235 U.S. Literature to 1865
ENGL 317 19th Century U.S. Novel