Danielle Nielsen

Assistant Professor of English

"The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define." – E.M. Forster


Danielle Nielsen


Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

Nebraska Wesleyan University



Highlighted Publications

"Samuel Butler's Life and Habit and The Way of All Flesh: Traumatic Evolution." English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920 54.1 (January 2011): 79-100.

"Survival and Acceptance in Flora Annie Steel's On the Face of the Water." Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 8.1 (Spring 2012).

"The Dangerous New Woman in the Victorian Press: 'blind alike to maiden modesty and maternal dignity.'" The Latchkey 4 (Spring 2012).

Areas of Specialization

Gender and Language
Literature of the Empire
Print Culture and New Media
Professional and Technical
Rhetoric and Composition
Victorian and 20th-Century
  British Literature

Courses Taught

ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry
ENG 221 Introduction to English Studies
ENG 330 Special Topics: Race, Gender, and Professional Writing
ENG 330 Special Topics: Writing for the Web
ENG 404 Advanced Composition
ENG 630 Issues in Technical and Professional Writing: Race and Gender
ENG 626 Advanced Technical Writing
ENG 681 Special Topics: Writing for the Web
GDS 351 Topics in Gender and Diversity: Race, Gender, and Professional Writing


Professional Memberships and Affiliations

College English Association
Conference on College Composition and Communication
Midwest Modern Language Association
Modern Language Association
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society


Dr. Danielle Nielsen

7B-5 Faculty Hall

Murray State University

Murray KY 42071-3341