Visiting Assistant Professor, English
Darcy Irvin specializes in nineteenth century British literature, concentrating particularly on visual and print culture, narrative theory, and reading practices. Her research explores how British authors and readers adapted to nineteenth century developments in visual print culture, focusing especially on the works of Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Charlotte Brontë, Sir H. Rider Haggard, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. She has contributed work on narrative and visual culture in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk.
At the University of Puget Sound, Darcy currently teaches a variety of courses, including Medical Discourse and the Body and The Victorian Underworld. She has previously taught literature, composition, and cultural studies courses at UC Davis and the Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz, Germany.