Michael Arntfield

Associate Professor

University College Room 2428
519 661-2111 ext. 88432


Fall/Winter 2017-18 Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm | Monday 5:30-6:30 pm by appointment

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My research and writing interests centre on what I call literary criminology, including the didactic elements of the Victorian Gothic and other nineteenth century fictive treatments of the criminal mind and the epistemology of criminal insanity. I also focus in my books and courses on the evolution of detective fiction in literature, film, and television, as well as the interplay between forensic writing as carried out in the field by justice system professionals and the role of narrative psychology in profiling offenders during the course of criminal investigations.