Sara Hackenberg

Hackenberg, Sara
Associate Professor
M.A. Literatures Program Coordinator
(415) 338-7453
Building: Humanities
Room Number: 329
Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Thursday: 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
By Appointment


Ph.D., Stanford University. 

19th C. British and American literature; narrative mystery; popular and visual culture Professor Hackenberg specializes in nineteenth-century popular literature and culture. Her research interests include the novel; serial fiction; narrative mystery; popular "sensational" fiction; the development of media culture; cultural criticism and theory; and silent film. She teaches courses on Victorian literature and culture; Victorian women; the history of the novel; literary criticism and theory; detective fiction; nineteenth-century mystery; and the vampire tradition in literature.


On partial leave; office hours by appointment via e-mail.