Faculty and Staff

Molly Clark Hillard, PhD

PhD, English

Associate Professor, English

Phone: 206-296-5353

Building/Room: Casey 510-12


Teaching and Research Interests

Molly Clark Hillard's scholarship focuses on English literature of the Victorian era. She has additional interest in fairy tales and other forms of fantastic literature, literary and cultural intersections, genre and narrative theory, neoformalism, women writers and feminist theory, and children's literature.


Molly Clark Hillard received her Ph.D. from the University of California Davis. She has taught at Georgetown University, University of Southern Mississippi, and Western Washington University. She is the author of Spellbound: The Fairy Tale and the Victorians (Ohio State University Press). She has published essays published in such journals as RaVoN, SEL, Narrative, Partial Answers, and Dickens Studies Annual.  She likes to teach classes on Victorian race, gender and sexuality, detective fiction, the Gothic, and the fairy tale.