Karen Hornick teaches courses that integrate the study of literature, media, philosophy, cultural history, and writing. At Gallatin, she has taught writing seminars and interdisciplinary seminars on gender and feminist theory, modern cultural history, and popular culture theory, and most summers she teaches a Study Abroad class on culture and history in Berlin. Trained as a Victorianist, she is currently working on problems regarding serial narrativity and popular aesthetics, particularly in relation to the poetics of television. Professor Hornick has served as a faculty adviser to The Gallatin Review and since Fall, 2010 she has served as a Faculty Co-Director of the Gallatin M.A. program. In 2009, she received the Gallatin Excellence in Teaching Award and, in the Fall of 2012, she began a term as Research Faculty in Residence at NYU London.