Katharine McCain

Katharine McCain

Katharine McCain

PhD in English Candidate


547 Denney Hall
Columbus campus

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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



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.

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