Heidi Logan's research interests include Victorian sensation fiction, the Victorian novel, and Victorian social and medical history. Her monograph "Sensational Deviance" connects the study of a popular Victorian literary genre and its scientific context and the study of literary disability. Heidi holds a PhD. in English (University of Auckland), a Master of Arts in English (Wilfrid Laurier University), and a Master of Shakespeare Studies (The Shakespeare Institute). She has previously tutored classes in the literature of the Victorian period, Early Modern drama, and twentieth-century literature, drama, and film.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Heidi's areas of research include Victorian sensation fiction (with a focus on Collins and Braddon), Victorian detective fiction, and various interests related to nineteenth-century medicine, psychology, and the Gothic. She also has a growing interest in disability studies and disability rights in contexts other than the mid-Victorian period.