Faculty

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Karen Overbye

Education:
B.A., M.A. (Saskatchewan); PhD Candidate (Alberta)

Office: EA3158
Phone: 403.440.5927
E-mail: koverbye@mtroyal.ca  

Karen Overbye has been teaching at Mount Royal since 1997. Among the courses she teaches are Critical Writing and Reading, Advanced Writing, and junior courses in fiction, drama, and poetry. Her research and publications have focused on issues of gender and race.  Her current research focuses on the representation of zombies in literature, television, and film, particularly in "zom rom coms," zombie memoirs, and other sub-genres where sentient zombies are featured.