Kristina Busse


a photograph of Kristina Busse

Kristina Busse's PhD is in English from Tulane University, where she studied postmodern Holocaust narratives. She currently teaches in the Department of Philosophy at the University of South Alabama.

Her primary research is on fan fiction and fan cultures, and her work has appeared in various collections and journals, including Cinema Journal, Camera Obscura, and Popular Communication. She has coedited Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet (McFarland 2006) with Karen Hellekson and Sherlock and Transmedia Fandom (McFarland 2012) with Louisa Stein. Her current projects are The Fan Fiction Studies Reader with Karen Hellekson (U of Iowa Press 2014) and a monograph on Fan Fiction and Literary Theory.

Kristina is coeditor with Karen Hellekson of Transformative Works and Cultures, and she contributes to the media studies blog Antenna.