Elizabeth Haller
Associate Dean, Professor of English
Tech Center 371
B.A.  University of Northern Colorado
M.A.  Central Michigan University
Ph.D.  Kent State University
Courses Taught
ENGL 101/201: Composition I & II
ENGL 213: Backgrounds to Literature
ENGL 222: British Literature II
ENGL 230: Literature for Younger Readers
ENGL 284: Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENGL 484: Literary Criticism
ENGL 490: Seminar
MCOM 210: Basic Media Writing
MCOM 311: News Editing
Dr. Haller is a professor of English at Northern, having joined the faculty in 2009. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Northern Colorado (1999), an M.A. in English literature from Central Michigan University (2003), and a Ph.D. in English literature from Kent State University (2009). Dr. Haller has taught university-level English literature and composition since 2003. Before teaching, she was a legal assistant for an environmental law firm in Denver. Dr. Haller was editor in chief of the international pedagogical e-journal Academic Exchange Extra, and worked as a staff writer and freelance journalist for The Muskegon Chronicle, with several of her articles picked up by the Associated Press.
Her areas of specialization include the writings of the Brontë sisters, 19th-century British literature, psychoanalytic criticism, trauma theory, Tolkien scholarship, and Harry Potter scholarship.
Research Interests
Social influences and implications of the Victorian novel
19th-century gender studies
The labor reform movement