Krystyna Michael is an Assistant Professor of English at the City University of New York, Hostos Community College. She received a B.A. from the University of Toronto and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from the Graduate Center at CUNY. Her current book project, The Urban Domestic: Homosocial Domesticity in the Literature and Culture of 19th- and 20th-Century New York City, explores the relationship between transformations in urban planning and domestic ideology through American literature of the city. She is on the development team for Manifold, an Andrew W. Mellon funded digital publishing platform. She is also a member of the editorial collective of The Journal of Instructional Technology and Pedagogy and has published articles and reviews in The Edith Wharton Review, The Journal of American Studies, and Postmedieval

Dr. Michael teaches courses about American literature and writing, the digital humanities, and architecture and city space. Her courses focus on empowering students and drawing connections between their experiences and their coursework.

Teaching and Research Interests:

American Studies, Digital Humanities, 19th Century American Literature, Architecture and city space