Katharine McCain

PhD in English Candidate


Katharine McCain is a PhD candidate writing her dissertation on contemporary fanfiction, specifically the Coffee Shop Alternate Universe. Her research focuses on transformative works and various social media websites that cater to fan communities. Other research interests include queer and feminist theory, horror media, and Sherlock Holmes.

Selected Publications

Curriculum Vitae

PDF icon Katharine McCain's CV.pdf

Areas of Expertise
  • Television and media studies
  • Fan studies
  • Transformative Works
  • Speculative fiction
  • Film
  • Popular culture
  • MA, English, Georgetown University, 2015
  • BA, English and Classics, Connecticut College, 2013

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