Michael Kramp specializes in Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Critical Theory. His scholarly interests include the Novel, Gender Studies, and Visual Culture. He is the author of Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man (Ohio State, 2007) and articles on Dickens, Pater, Foucault, and Deleuze. Michael has more recently studied the aesthetic strategies and implications of early British photography and the late-Victorian novel. His classes frequently consider the role of literary and cultural texts in establishing and reinforcing social formations of sexuality, national citizenry, and beauty. Michael received his Ph.D. from Washington State University (2000), where he held the Charles Blackburn Fellowship. Prior to coming to Lehigh, he taught at the University of Northern Colorado and Lafayette College.