Carla T. Kungl 

Office: DHC 007
(717) 477-1716

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BA Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH (1990)
MA Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH (1992)
PhD Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH (2000)

Teaching Interests: 

  • Technical Writing
  • British Literature
  • Detective Fiction and Popular Culture
  • Developmental Writing

Undergraduate Courses Taught: 

  • Composition/Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • British Literature

Current Projects:

Featured Publications: 



Creating the Fictional Female Detective. McFarland Press, 2006.

Editor. Vampires: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil, Vol. 6. The Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2004.


"Dorothy L. Sayers and Professional Authority." 20th Century Literature Criticism. Vol. 237. Gale Research Group, 2011.

 "'The Secret of My Mother’s Madness': Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Gothic Instability.” Demons of the Body and Mind: Essays on Disability in Gothic Literature. Ed. Ruth Anolik. McFarland, 2010.

“Shippensburg University's Technical/Professional Communications Minor: A Multidisciplinary Approach” written with Professor S. Dev Hathaway. Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing, editors David Franke, Alex Reid, and Anthony DeRenzo. Perspectives on Writing. WAC Clearinghouse/Parlor Press, 2010.

 “Diana Holman-Hunt.” Twentieth Century British Humorists. Ed. Paul Matthew St. Pierre. Bruccoli Clark Layman/Gale Research Group. 2009.

“'Long Live Stardoe!' Can a Female Starbuck Survive?” Cylons in America: Critical Studies in Battlestar Galactica. Eds. Tiffany Potter and C. W. Marshall. Continuum, 2007.

"Fears and Femininity at the Fin de Siecle: Of Vampires and Vampire Slayers." Vampires: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil. Ed. Carla T. Kungl. At the Interface. Vol. 6. The Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2004. 

"Family, Slivovitz and the Burden of Narrative." Proteus: A Journal of Ideas. Fal12003.

"Discovering the Outside World--One Technical Writing Assignment." EAPSU ConferenceProceedings. Kutztown University October 18-19,2001.

"Women's Literary Authority and the 1890s Female Detective: The Case of Elizabeth York Miller's Valeska. " Virginia Humanities Conference Proceedings. March 19-20 1999.