Zion National Park, The Narrows, Utah.

Christa Albrecht-Crane. Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Assistant Chair

Department of English and Literature

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT 84058



801.319.2306 (mobile) 
801.863.6286 (office)

Christa Albrecht-Crane is Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of English and Literature at Utah Valley University. She teaches courses in critical and literary theory, advanced academic writing, and first-year college writing.

Her research interests lie in the intersection of British cultural studies and French poststructuralism. She is particularly interested in Deleuze and Guattari, Derrida, Foucault, and Blanchot. In 2010 she published a co-edited essay collection, Adaptation Studies: New Approaches (Farleigh Dickinson University Press); she has also published chapters/articles in Gilles Deleuze: Key Concepts, Animations of Deleuze and Guattari, JAC, and The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association; in 2005 Christa co-edited a special issue of Cultural Studies on teaching in conservative environments.


Christa was born and grew up in Romania, moved to Germany when she was twelve, and to the US in the early 1990s. She has pursued her studies at the University of Munich, Washington State University, and Michigan Technological University. She lives in Orem, Utah.




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