University of Stirling (UK)

Christine Ferguson is a Professor in English Studies in the Division of Literature and Languages, where her research focuses on the entwined histories of the literary gothic and the British occult revival in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. She previously taught at the University of Glasgow and the University of Alberta. Her publications include the monographs Determined Spirits: Eugenics, Heredity, and Racial Regeneration in Anglo-American Spiritualist Writing 1848-1930 (2012) and Language, Science, and Popular Fiction in the Victorian Fin de Siècle (2006); with Patricia Pulham and Rosaria Arias, she has co-edited Spiritualism 1840-1930 (Routledge 2014), and, with Andrew Radford, The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Routledge 2018). She was PI on the AHRC network Popular Occulture in Britain, 1875-1947.