B.A. University of Northern Colorado
M.A. Central Michigan University
Ph.D. Kent State University
Dr. Haller is an associate professor of English at Northern, having joined the faculty in 2009. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Northern Colorado (1999), an M.A. in English literature from Central Michigan University (2003), and a Ph.D. in English literature from Kent State University (2009). Dr. Haller has taught university-level English literature and composition since 2003. Before teaching, she was a legal assistant for an environmental law firm in Denver. Dr. Haller was editor in chief of the international pedagogical e-journal Academic Exchange Extra, and worked as a staff writer and freelance journalist for The Muskegon Chronicle, with several of her articles picked up by the Associated Press.
Her areas of specialization include the writings of the Brontë sisters, 19th-century British literature, psychoanalytic criticism, trauma theory, Tolkien scholarship, and Harry Potter scholarship.
Social influences and implications of the Victorian novel
19th-century gender studies
The labor reform movement