Dr. Michelle Buchberger

Michelle Buchberger

Associate Professor

Affiliate, Department of English

103C Phelps Hall

Michelle Buchberger is Associate Professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies. She is also an affiliate in the English, LLW and GIC departments, teaching classes in Integrative Studies, Liberal Studies, English Literature, and Film.  Recent publications reflect her interdisciplinary interests, and they include the co-authored Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies (3 rd  Ed., 2019); "The influence of D.H. Lawrence on John Fowles: Blood Consciousness, Women, and Heraclitus" Journal of Literary Studies, 2019; and “‘Something's wrong with me': Transatlantic Neoliberalism in Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Ian McEwan's Saturday" Symbiosis - A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations, 2019. She is collaborating with Sojourner Recovery Services on a project to investigate patterns in addiction behaviors and recovery, and she plans to leverage these findings as part of an ongoing book project, Masculinity and Madness.


  • Ph.D., English Literature, Brunel University, UK
  • M.A., English Literature, Open University, UK
  • B.A., English and Music, West London Institute, UK

Courses Taught

  • BIS 201 Introduction to Integrative Studies
  • BIS 301 Integrative Studies Seminar II
  • ENG 112 Composition and Literature
  • ENG 224 Digital Writing and Rhetoric: Composing with Words, Images and Sounds
  • ENG 274 English Literature 1901 to Present
  • FST 206 Diversity and Culture in American Film
  • LST 302 Principles of Liberal Studies
  • LST 402 Capstone in Liberal Studies

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