PhD: McGill University, 1992

Dissertation: “Gothic Bodies: The Politics of Pain in Romantic Fiction”

MA: Dalhousie University, 1986

Thesis: “‘Engendred with desyr’: A Psychoanalytic Reading of Chaucer’s Dream Visions”

BA Hons: Mount St. Vincent University, 1985

BA General: Mount St. Vincent University, 1982




Research Interests

                            Horror Studies

Links to Professional Associations


Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences:

International Gothic Association:



You can also visit me at the English Department’s home page:

or at my Scholarship @ Western site:

Steven Bruhm

Robert and Ruth Lumsden Professor of English

Chair of Graduate Studies in English

Managing Editor, Horror Studies

The University of Western Ontario

London, Ontario

Canada  N6A 3K7

ph: 519.661.2111 x85837

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